Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters
Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters
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Coronavirus: living on the edge of China’s new relationship with nature

  • Experts say decades of deforestation have disturbed ancient ecosystems and let loose potentially lethal pathogens
  • ‘It is not one person every 10 years that leads to an outbreak, but thousands … maybe millions every year,’ says zoologist Peter Daszak

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Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters
Residents in Mandian village in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture under pressure to change traditional habits. Photo: Reuters
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