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Healthy Planet, Healthy People

The health of the environment underpins most issues of concern to philanthropists, but its connections to human health are so numerous and entwined as to be hard to ignore. The environment provides life support: it is the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we grow and the natural systems — climatic, ecological — that protect our very ways of being. This guide aims to help funders better identify the multiple connections between our health and the environment, and mobilise significantly more funds at this crucial intersection.