The COVID-19 pandemic combined with the impact of record fires around the world is showing how connected humans are to nature, its resources and biodiversity. Land use change, including deforestation, is a key driver of emerging infectious diseases. To prevent the next pandemic, it is critical to transform our relationship with nature. This session will present new science on the changing drivers of deforestation and dive into integrated solutions that are needed to ensure human and planetary well-being.
In the months preceding the GLF, participating organizations and individuals will connect, share, learn and act around five themes:
View the action-packed calendar of GLF online and in-person gatherings, as well as those of our partners.
Connect, share, learn, act. Search jobs, join community groups, post an event, or share an article with our community.