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Zita Sebesvari is the lead author of the study and an expert in ecosystem disaster risk reduction and adaptation (Photo: Zita Sebesvari)

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Humanity 'losing tools' to deal with future eco-crises, UN says

UN researchers have warned that humanity is edging perilously close to irreversible tipping points on a variety of fronts, including the steep growth of space garbage and the emptying of underground aquifers, which imperil our ability to deal with natural catastrophes.

"What we are seeing is that we are losing our tools to deal with risks," Zita Sebesvari, lead author of the study and deputy director of the United Nations Univer...

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Wester is a journalist from the Netherlands with a focus on the green economy. He joined EUobserver in September 2021. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Vice, Motherboard, a science-based website, and climate economy journalist for The Correspondent.

Zita Sebesvari is the lead author of the study and an expert in ecosystem disaster risk reduction and adaptation (Photo: Zita Sebesvari)

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Wester is a journalist from the Netherlands with a focus on the green economy. He joined EUobserver in September 2021. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Vice, Motherboard, a science-based website, and climate economy journalist for The Correspondent.

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