May 4, 2020

World: The indigenous communities that predicted Covid-19 | BBC

Deforestation threatens the Aw√°’s lives, homes and livelihood, Brazil.
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Romero also realised something else: the virus, he believes, was unleashed by human greed and ill treatment of the planet. "We're unbalancing the habitat of species, we're cutting down trees, we're planting monocultures, we're filling the world with cities and asphalt and we're using too many chemicals," Romero said. "It's a cocktail of bad practices."