3-hr Zoonoses

Concern over the growing number of animal disease crises. Outbreaks of swine flu, Ebola, SARS. Topics that headline the news, yet fade away to the background quickly when the most immediate threat subsides.
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Warnings about the loss of nature and the environment and the danger that presents to our children’s futures? These are often met with disbelief and brushed aside. Nevertheless, it’s very real.
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The Netherlands is rich in water, there is an abundance of it. Water-related problems are predominantly an issue elsewhere in the world. Right?
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Food security

According to the UN agricultural organisation FAO, in 2050 we will need 60% more food to feed the expanding world population. Even though the earth is already under relentless pressure.
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