Human health & biodiversity

Researchers from Harvard Medical School (Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein) state that human health and biodiversity are intriniscally linked. The study carried out focused on how loss of biodiversity can have considerable impact on human health; this impact can be complex and unexpected.

The researchers will have their study published next month by Oxford University Press. The book is titled: Sustaining life: how human health depends on biodiversity .

Read more from the New Scientist or from OUP

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