Deforestation and Disease: How can we fix it?
That’s the thing, it goes everywhere, and progress, and it’s a challenge to move things along.” Daniel Brindis, Greenpeace Forest DirectorHow do we fix deforestation and climate change and all things evil that are happening to the earth? The hunger for beef is the demand, the cows are the supply, so one way people can slow deforestation is by eating less red meat. Climate change, unfortunately, is driving deforestation as well, by fueling fires even more.”You can also vote for change. We can’t wiggle our noses and reverse climate change. He says all we can do is our best, “That’s really what we’re looking for right now is the best-case scenario.”Part 1: How deforestation is connected to our health: ‘Nature is really trying to tell us something’Part 2: Deforestation and Disease: Is beef consumption killing the planet?
Deforestation and Disease: Is beef consumption killing the planet?
The red meat trade is massive in Brazil and the United States, and many other places in the world. Chan School of Public Health, says too much beef consumption is harmful in more ways than one. “It’s hard to justify beef consumption,” Bernstein says red meat consumption is killing Americans, “So we know that red meat consumption is driving people to get diseases that are leading them to die early. Dr. Joe Eisenberg, Professor, and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan says science needs to reposition itself for a different perspective on climate change the connection to disease, “I’ve been working in climate change, and disease questions for decades, and it’s true that most climate change researchers Don’t think about the link to disease as much.”Eisenberg says he thinks people are thinking about it more now than ever before. What you can do to help slow down deforestation, climate change, and everything else attached.
How deforestation is connected to our health: ‘Nature is really trying to tell us something’
Deforestation on the riseThe rate of deforestation is about two to one over forest expansion. Their forest campaign director, Daniel Brindis, says way too many trees are cut down, “Deforestation is on the rise. But not all of those events happen in forests, “We think that COVID emergence happened in a similar way that’s ours emergence happening. Our health is linked to the earth’s health, “Connecting dots right now could not be easier with Coronavirus and wildfires and hurricanes,” says Bernstein. He says you can’t miss the message, “You know, it’s in our faces, nature is really trying to tell us something.