Forests filter the air we breathe, mitigate climate change, and are home to 80% of our terrestrial world’s biodiversity. Historically, conversations on deforestation have focused mainly on the Amazon rainforest. However, today’s youth climate movement and advances in climate science and technology have brought to the forefront the intricate relationship between forests and the health of our environment. Deforestation is a global issue that requires global perspective, along with the immediate attention of our governments and industries, regardless of region.
Our esteemed panelists will provide an international perspective on the compounding issues surrounding deforestation and the role of innovation in addressing today’s challenges, from the pandemic and biodiversity loss to the depletion of major resources that fuel our everyday lives. With the need to preserve our planet’s ecosystems requiring actionable solutions, these expert speakers will share what’s needed to reshape the paradigm of our climate’s future.