Guterres warns of a "triple crisis" facing the world and threatening the well-being of millions

Guterres warns of a "triple crisis" facing the world and threatening the well-being of millions On the occasion of the United Nations' celebration of the International Day of "Mother Earth", United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world today is facing a triple crisis of "climate imbalance, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste."  United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is facing "a triple crisis of climate disruption, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste."  This came in a video message of the Secretary-General on the occasion of the United Nations celebration of the International Day of "Mother Earth".  "The planet today is facing a triple crisis of climate disruption, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste," Guterres said in the letter.  He added: "This triple crisis threatens the well-being and survival of millions of people around the world, and it is clear that Mother Earth is sending us an urgent call to action."  And Guterres added: "Nature is suffering, the oceans are filling up with plastic, acidifying and temperatures are increasing, along with wildfires and floods, as well as the record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season and affecting millions of people."  He continued, "We are currently facing the Corona pandemic (Covid-19), which is considered a global pandemic related to the health of our ecosystem."  He added: "The truth is that we have not done well in maintaining the integrity of our fragile world, because the foundations of a happy life and living in good health have been severely disrupted."  In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate April 22 of each year as the International Mother Earth Day.

On the occasion of the United Nations' celebration of the International Day of "Mother Earth", United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world today is facing a triple crisis of "climate imbalance, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste."

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is facing "a triple crisis of climate disruption, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste."

This came in a video message of the Secretary-General on the occasion of the United Nations celebration of the International Day of "Mother Earth".

"The planet today is facing a triple crisis of climate disruption, loss of natural resources and biodiversity, pollution and waste," Guterres said in the letter.

He added: "This triple crisis threatens the well-being and survival of millions of people around the world, and it is clear that Mother Earth is sending us an urgent call to action."

And Guterres added: "Nature is suffering, the oceans are filling up with plastic, acidifying and temperatures are increasing, along with wildfires and floods, as well as the record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season and affecting millions of people."

He continued, "We are currently facing the Corona pandemic (Covid-19), which is considered a global pandemic related to the health of our ecosystem."

He added: "The truth is that we have not done well in maintaining the integrity of our fragile world, because the foundations of a happy life and living in good health have been severely disrupted."

In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate April 22 of each year as the International Mother Earth Day.
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