"Under the new definition, it is no longer acceptable to practise ‘one half’ of One Health — that is, to omit environmental considerations when balancing and optimizing human, animal and plant health", the two researchers claim in their letter to Nature in Vol 600 23/30 December 2021.
das Neves and Peters writes here that maintaining biodiversity and the ecosystem is central to avoid, among other things, zoonotic diseases, and they draw a line to COVID-19. They are also reminiscent of greenhouse effects from, among other things, livestock farming and the over-consumption of fresh water in agriculture.
Peters and da Neves underline that we all must work together interdisciplinary and at different levels of society and across sectors:
“The new approach is best achieved by mobilizing multiple sectors, disciplines and communities at varying levels of society to work together”.