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GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health

The Hindu Kush Himalayan Call for action: Maintaining the ‘Pulse of the Planet’

Venue

Zoom/Whova

Date

29 October 2020

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GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health

 

The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region extends across eight countries from Afghanistan in the west to Myanmar in the east, crossing Pakistan, India, China, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. It is a globally important resource – biologically and culturally rich, it provides ecosystem goods and services to a quarter of the world’s population. The HKH is the Pulse of the Planet – what happens here affects the rest of the world. This session will explain why the HKH is the Pulse of the Planet and the need to reinforce positive relations between biodiversity, landscapes, culture and health in a post-COVID ‘new normal’.

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