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The best way to avoid future pandemics? Protect the natural world 

The Seychelles will protect 410,000 square kilometers of its oceans from commercial use. Image: REUTERS/Richard Lough

Enric Sala

Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society, Member of Friends of Ocean Action and Champions for Nature

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