Although nature underpins societies and economies and it is one of the “greatest” allies in fight against climate change, now it is failing like never before, according to the head of an international environmental group.

Ahead of Earth Hour set to be observed on Saturday, Marco Lambertini, director general of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International, said in a statement on Friday that people need to unite more than ever to safeguard the future of the planet during the coronavirus crisis.

“…Today nature is failing like never before,” Lambertini said, because, “we are destroying the natural systems we

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