People Are Getting Sick Because of Environmental Destruction | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

 By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Editorial and Communications Specialist Ian Hanington.

We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.

Preventing illness is the best way to get health care costs down. So why aren’t governments doing more to protect the environment? We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized…. http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/people-are-getting-sick-because-of-environmental-destruction/