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Tackling Global Challenges - Tropical Deforestation

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A quarterly lecture series where you will hear from experts about pressing sustainability challenges so you can apply your expertise and ingenuity to develop solutions that will make an impact. Resources and funding to advance your solutions are available through TomKat Solutions

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The 2021-22 Tackling Global Challenges speaker series will bring in experts who will speak to the critical importance of tropical forests and the urgent need for new and better solutions to curtail deforestation.

Episode 1:  Strategies to Protect Tropical Forests

Dan Nepstad, President and Founder · Earth Innovation Institute
Matt Leggett, Associate Director, Sustainable Commodities and Private Sector Engagement · Wildlife Conservation Society

The speakers provide their insights into the challenges of protecting forests, highlighting success stories from effective programs that they have deployed.

Episode 2:  Help Wanted: Scalable Climate Solutions to Feed the Planet and Protect Tropical Forests

Featuring Dr. Lisa Dyson
Founder & CEO, Air Protein

Dr. Dyson is a mission-driven entrepreneur with a passion for creative problem-solving. She provides information about Air Protein and gives insights on tackling pressing environmental challenges and developing and scaling technologies that will sustainably manage and renew the planet’s resources.