Earth’s land use crisis is also a global health crisis: We must include, integrate, incentivize
Falling in the midst of global crises, this month’s World Environment Day brings home the need for a transformation in the ways we approach food systems, land management, and stewardship of our Earth.
A highly efficient virus has thrown the world into chaos. And how we manage our Earth, its land and our food systems appear to be inextricably linked to this crisis. We must look hard at some key culprits – ecosystem destruction, biodiversity loss, and unsustainable farming systems – and urgently commit to change. We cannot afford business as usual.