Aaron Bernstein on Biodiversity and Medicine

Treatments for many diseases like cancer, glaucoma and malaria come from plants, animals and microbes. Will the huge loss of biodiversity today affect our ability to develop new medicines? Climate change, one of the drivers of biodiversity loss, also impacts children’s health. Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Associate Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School on the connections between biological diversity, medicine and health.

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