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“Care For Nature”: Why You Need To Do That? In order to prevent disease and climate change, humanity must manage the planet’s natural resources more responsibly, as the coronavirus epidemic has demonstrated.

Today, in this article we are going to discuss about how we can take care of our nature to keep people safe and healthy. So keep reading the article to know. Get more updates on newslangmedia

Care for nature to keep people healthy

Care for nature

Covid-19 has emphasised the link between human health and the natural environment, and political leaders and the UN head underscored Friday that averting pandemics will depend on protecting the earth’s ecosystems, climate, and temperature.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said humans are trashing the environment “to our own peril”

Loss of biodiversity and habitat are accelerating. According to him, fires, floods, droughts, and superstorms are increasing.

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The new coronavirus is “raging,” harming people’s health and way of life, while warming and acidifying waters damage coral reefs.

“To care for humans, we must care for nature,” he said, urging for ecologically responsible purchases and decision-making.

Colombia, Costa Rica, and Switzerland’s presidents and ministries founded the “High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People” on Friday. The group wants to protect 30% of the planet’s lands and waters by 2030.

This is “a vital step to avert future pandemics and public health crises” and establish a sustainable global economy, they said.

According to the WHO, bats represent the “ecological reservoir” for the novel coronavirus. Animals contributed 60% of human virus infections between 1990-2004.

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Illegal wildlife trade, deforestation, and ecological destruction raise the risk of disease transfer from wildlife to humans, according to the new nature alliance.

“This pandemic gives unparalleled and overwhelming proof that nature and mankind share the same fate,” they said.

Johan Rockström, head of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, said protecting environment was “about security and health”

A few months before the outbreak, specialists declared a “planetary emergency,” and Covid-19 was an expected result, he said.

“It’s no longer about the environment; it’s about mankind and our equal, thriving future on Earth,” he said.

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“Race to Zero” Green campaign

UNFCCC, Britain, and Chile announced “Race to Zero” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and “a robust, resilient, zero-carbon recovery” from the pandemic’s economic consequences.

“Net-zero” means producing no more greenhouse gas emissions than carbon-sucking plants or other approaches can absorb.

UN climate experts believe global emissions must be lowered by 45% by 2030 and to zero by mid-century to avoid 1.5°C warming over pre-industrial levels.

120 nations are part of a new climate campaign supported by 992 businesses, 449 cities, 21 regions, 505 institutions, and 38 significant investors.

UN climate head Patricia Espinosa said “Race to Zero” should inspire improved national climate action plans, due this year and include ten-year emission reduction objectives.

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According to the UNFCCC, the net-zero firms have $4.72 trillion in yearly income. Rolls-Royce and Adobe are new signers.

More than half of all GDP is generated in countries, states, regions, and municipalities that are aiming towards or have already achieved carbon neutrality.

Glasgow, Scotland, will play host to COP26 in the fall of 2021.

This gives participants in the “Race to Zero” campaign until then to show how they plan to reach net-zero emissions.

“This is not about delaying climate action till a later time. No entity can achieve net-zero in 2050 if they don’t start now, the speaker asserted.

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