Archive: Science Update: The Amazon: Why We Should Care and What We Should Fear, August 19, 2021

Thousands of miles away, the Amazon affects our climate, what we eat, the medicines we take, and it may be the source of our next pandemic. Why is forest clearing and burning increasing so fast, and what are some of the ways in which we can slow this destruction down to protect biodiversity and ourselves?

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "David Pearson's knowledge is amazing and I can't wait to share with our 4th Grade Teaching Team. Students will study the rainforest as a persuasive topic, in order to share with our community the importance of caring."
  • "I loved how comfortable the presenter was with the content and how knowledgeable he was. It was great!"
  • "The information was so interesting and David did an excellent job of relating it to "real-world" situations."

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