World Environment Day: Movement 350 Cabo Verde, concerned about incorrect disposal of masks

Praia, Jun 5 (Inforpress) – The Movement 350 Cabo Verde today expressed concern about the incorrect disposal of used masks due to COVID-19, warning that this garbage could pose a major threat to the environment and public health.

This concern was expressed by Débora Carvalho, one of the founding members of the Movement 350 Cabo Verde, in an interview with Inforpress, within the scope of the World Environment Day, which is observerd today with a focus on biodiversity this year.

This year, the anniversary is marked in the context of the COVID-19, the official lamented, stressing that the pandemic, which also affects Cabo Verde, is the negative result of problems related to the environment.

Regarding actions to preserve and enhance the environment, Débora Carvalho said that the country has seen many gains over the years in this matter, but there are still several challenges to be overcome.

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