The Amazon: Fighting to Protect the World’s Largest Forest
It's tough to comprehend where to start on a quest to protect an area of inaccessible tropical rain forest approximately the size of the contiguous United States, which contains one of every 10 known species on Earth and encompasses eight countries! Amid habitat loss, wildfires, climate change and more, the challenge of conserving the Amazon is enormous. But while the magnitude of that task might sound overwhelming, there are countless dedicated people, conservation groups and governments working to do just that. Join WWF’s Deputy Director of Forests, Amy Smith, and Nat Hab Expedition Leader Renzo Zeppilli, to learn about the monumental efforts undertaken to protect the forests of the Amazon Basin and the 30 million people who live there.
Originally presented May 21, 2020
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