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Eating less food from animal sources is key to reducing the risk of wildlife-origin diseases and global warming

The world is at greater risk of infectious diseases that originate in wildlife because people are encroaching on tropical areas of wilderness to feed livestock and hunt wild animals.

Tropical deforestation and over-hunting are also at the root of global warming and mass species extinction.

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Devastating pandemics like HIV/AIDSEbola and COVID-19 are likely to have originated in wildlife.

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