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How biodiversity loss, destruction of nature and virus like COVID-19 are interlinked

In this interview, Dr. Sean O’Brien, President & CEO at NatureServe, and Dr. Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio, Associated Vice President for Conservation at EcoHealth Alliance, discuss the intersection between biodiversity decline, the destruction of our natural world, and virus outbreaks like the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Zambrana-Torrelio, one of the few global experts working on the frontier between human and ecosystem health, identifies three key risk components for emerging infectious diseases and explains what we can do to prevent future outbreaks. Listen and learn how healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity benefit overall public health.

Original content available at https://j.mp/biodiversity-and-health

Is biodiversity became a threat to humanity? and how to handle future pandemics like COVID-19 by changing human behavior? Read the full transcript to know more.

Preserving biodiversity to contain viral outbreaks