Time to make peace with nature on World Environment Day

SINGAPORE – Across the globe, nature is in pretty bad shape.

Decades of rapid economic growth have lifted millions of people out of poverty and boosted living standards but at an immense cost to the environment. Polluted air, dammed and fouled rivers, plastic waste choking waterways and the oceans, forests cleared for cattle and crops.

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