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Climate Change and Human Health
Climate change is not only a serious threat to the natural world, but threatens our health on a daily basis.
National Geographic points out that rapidly changing climates are leading to malnutrition, higher rates of infectious and respiratory diseases and drought which could affect billions in the decades to come…and that is only the tip of the iceberg!
What you’ll learn about the effects of climate change on human health:
It is more important than ever before to be aware of the health risks associated with climate change so we can act with the urgency required.
These effects are global – they affect you, your friends and family and everyone else across the world – and this gives us all a common purpose. They will felt most, however, by people in developing countries who don’t have access to the same healthcare and resources as those in more developed nations.
Why we love this infographic about climate change!
We like this infographic because of the clear and understandable message it provides: everyone is in the same boat when it comes to the harmful effects climate change has on our health!
We all live on the same planet, and all of our actions are linked to environmental consequences across the world. Anything that unites us under one cause has ForestNation’s full support! So, read the infographic, answer the questions, and earn points to gain a SEED!
Thanks to the World Health Organization for creating this infographic about the consequences of climate change for human health.