Why a healthy environment is essential to reducing poverty

With so many people living in poverty, why should developing countries worry about the environment? Is the environment more important for poor countries than for rich ones? The main linkages between poverty, development and environment might not always be obvious. Here are nine simple questions and answers which show clearly that when it comes to fighting poverty, the environment does matter.More...

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