COVID-19 itself is due to an environmental catastrophe & governments must learn how important conservation is, says an expert
Wet markets selling wildlife in south east Asian countries were the source of the zoonotic disease that we now call COVID-19.
Destruction of forests, commercialisation and culling of wildlife for food and shoestring budgets for conservation by governments the world over, have all come together to result in this global health crisis.
Dr NVK Ashraf, senior director and chief veterinarian of the Wildlife Trust of India has a message to lawmakers as well - listen to the experts on your Boards.
Watch the whole detailed interview below.