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How Forest Loss Is Leading To a Rise in Human Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: forests, destruction, deforestation, environment, health conditions, imbalance, malaria, dengue, yellow fever, leptospirosis, Chikungunya, animals, humans, health, protection, Yale )

Evelyn
- 1238 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Growing scientific evidence shows that the felling of tropical forests creates optimal conditions for the spread of mosquito-borne scourges, including malaria, dengue, & yellow fever. Primates & other animals are also spreading disease from cleared forest
Did Deforestation Cause Ebola? | TakePart
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, disease, government, deforestation )

JeanisAWA
- 1728 days ago - takepart.com
While Ebola continues to ravage Liberia and Sierra Leone, an old debate has returned over how best to discourage future transmissions in areas like the one from which the virus emerged.
Ebola a Symptom of Ecological and Social Collapse
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, science, society, deforestation, ebola, bats, population, food production, societal collapse )

Lynn
- 1751 days ago - ecointernet.org
We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being." ― Dr. Glen Barry The surging Ebola epidemic is the result of broad-based ecological and social collapse including rainforest loss, over-population, poverty and war.
Africa: Antimalarial Plants 'In Danger of Extinction'
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, study, herbs, deforestation )

Jill
- 3007 days ago - allafrica.com
Many of the plants used in traditional medicines to prevent or treat malaria are endangered by deforestation and overexploitation for medicinal use, according to research findings released today (21 April) in a book in Nairobi, Kenya.
   

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