MALAPPURAM: The Nehru Yuvak Kendra (NYK) organised a workshop here on Wednesday as part of the National Environment Awareness Campaign. On the impact of climate change on biodiversity, K.V. Mohammed Kunhi, scientist, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, said the phenomenon would have a direct effect on human mortality and morbidity. “We have been witnessing various kinds of new outbreaks,” Dr. Kunhi said.

He said climate change had already started brining about physiological changes on the flora and fauna. After some years, we may not see many living beings on the face of Earth. They may be extinct because of climate change,” Dr. Kunhi said.

He said Kerala had a huge stake in humanity's fight against climate change.

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