‘Millions of animals and plants are dying out.’

Racing green: Hilary Saunders appeals to our better nature

‘We cannot allow this devastation to continue.’ | Photo: Bill Oxford on Unsplash.

Did you see David Attenborough’s new BBC show, Extinction: The facts? How did it make you feel?

For me, the documentary revealed some heart-breaking truths. Millions of animals and plants are dying out because of the way humans are treating nature. Our demand for consumer goods, particularly meat and dairy produce, is causing massive environmental damage. The destruction of rainforests is increasing the risk of pandemics. We must protect and restore our planet now, so nature can protect us.

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