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Link between factory-farmed animals, COVID-19 and preventing the next pandemic

While there’s much to celebrate this week as we recognize the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the world made a baseline mistake in developing environmental policy decades ago. It chose to treat nature as an unlimited resource for humans. This baseline allowed policies to fall short. It’s one of the reasons our planet is now superheating. Now, we are making that same mistake — leading to COVID-19, SARS, and the swine flu — with factory farming and other forms of ecocide that degrade the buffer between people and the pre-Anthropocene environment.  Read more.....

 

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