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Rich world is at the root of environmental destruction

  • International
  • 26 May, 2022 23:31:44

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News Desk: There is no end to the worries about global environmental disasters. And the rich countries of the world are paying the main attention for this destruction. Their fault puts the present and future of children in the world at risk. The latest 'report card' published by UNICEF's research office Innocence reveals this information. UNICEF reports that countries such as Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands and Norway have created healthy environments within their borders. These countries are in the top three positions in the world for providing a healthy environment for children. But these countries have the opposite attitude towards children worldwide. Some rich countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada and the United States, have had a devastating effect on the world's environment. UNICEF conducted research on 39 countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Union (EU). Research is being done on how to create a healthy environment for children in these countries. According to the report, lead levels in the blood of more than 20 million children in these countries have risen, making it one of the most toxic substances. "In some cases, we see countries providing a relatively healthy environment for their children," said Gunila Olson, director of UNICEF's research office. Destroys the environment of children in other countries. Such polluters are among the top contributors.

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