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Tuesday, 19 June 2012 15:12

alt“Biodiversity can be considered as a foundation for human health” said Dr. Carlos Corvalan, from the Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) during the Rio +20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was one of the panelists of the seminar “Biodiversity for life: The strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020”, held on June 15. According to Dr. Corvalan, “all human health ultimately depends on ecosystem services that are made possible by biodiversity and the products and services derived from them.” He invited participants to learn more about the issue from the discussion paper “Our Planet, Our Health, Our Future. Human health and the Rio Conventions: biological diversity, climate change and desertification

 

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