01 Jan 1970 News Green economy

Why the environment is important to your health

The health of people and our planet go hand-in-hand, argues UN Environment's Regional Director for Europe in an op-ed for the European Sting political affairs news portal. 

The latest estimate is that 23% of all annual deaths worldwide are linked to environmental degradation. Yet work carried out by UN Environment and partners aims to reverse this. Political will, dialogue between ministries and healthy consumption choices by citizens can ensure that we all contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, stresses Mr Dusik. 

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