MME: Preserving biodiversity helps fight epidemics
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment affirmed that the biological diversity that the world celebrates on May 22 every year is one of the important occasions that aims to educate the public on the importance of their role in preserving the nature of biological diversity, and protecting it from human encroachment.
The ministry stated that these goals can be achieved through following the best sound practices in food, health and ecological systems, which also represent solutions for sustainable development, in addition to preserving natural resources for future generations, noting that the protection of biological diversity reflects on the health of people.
This came in the ministry’s statement as Qatar joins the world marking the International Day for Biological Diversity, under the theme “Our Solutions In Nature”. The ministry added: “Marking this day comes on the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic spread in all countries of the world.