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Disease outbreaks more likely in deforestation areas, study finds

Tree-planting can also increase health risks if it focuses too narrowly on small number of species, paper says


Outbreaks of infectious diseases are more likely in areas of #deforestation & monoculture plantations, according to a study that suggests epidemics are likely to increase as #biodiversity declines.





https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/24/disease-outbreaks-more-likely-in-deforestation-areas-study-finds

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