COVID-19, Global Environmental Change, and Opportunities to Progress Toward SDGs: Webinar Series, 4/28
This first session from a series of online webinars explores the proximal and distal causes of the pandemic and the complex relation between infections, climate and other global environmental change. How do global environmental changes such as biodiversity loss, climate change, pollution, and urbanization facilitate the occurrence of new epidemics or modulate their public health impact?
Click here to view a pdf with more detailed information regarding the webinar series and the individual, upcoming events!
- Introduction to the series. COVID-19 and Planetary Health (Josep M Antó, ISGlobal)
- The Day After (Oriana Ramírez, ISGlobal)
- Global environmental pollution and resilience to infections (David Savitz, Brown University, USA)
- Land use change and biodiversity loss (Fernando Valladares, CSIC)
- Lessons from SARS, Ebola, Nipah – how our relationship with other animals got us here (Júlia Vergara, IRTA-CRESA)
- Moderated discussion (15 min). Moderator: Cathryn Tonne
This is the first of a series of online webinars featuring presentations from area experts and moderated discussion to foster knowledge exchange across a broad audience. It is offered by ISGlobal and the Day After (el Día Después in Spanish) platform, and is oriented to a general scientific audience. It will be in English.
- Click here to register for the first event in the webinar series on April 28th at 9am EST (15:00 CEST)