quinta-feira, outubro 25, 2007

Uma questão de saúde

"[...] Billy Karesh and his colleagues at the Wildlife Conservation Society label their program with the slogan "One World, One Health." The guiding principles come from ecology, of which human and veterinarian medicine are merely subdisciplines. "It's not about wildlife health or about human health or about livestock health," he told me. "There's really just one health"—the health and balance of ecosystems throughout the planet."

"[...] He comprehended emotionally what the scientists know from their data: That we—people and gorillas, horses and pigs and bats, monkeys and rats and mosquitoes and viruses—are all in this together."