Analogies and lessons from COVID-19 for tackling the extinction and climate crises

Andrew Balmford, Brendan Fisher, Georgina M. Mace, David S. Wilcove, Ben Balmford

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Abstract

As environmental scientists working in countries whose COVID-linked deaths already exceed their military casualties from all campaigns since 1945, we believe there are significant messages from the handling of this horrific disease for efforts addressing the enormous challenges posed by the ongoing extinction and climate emergencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R969-R971
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume30
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 7 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Neuroscience
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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