Nature Insight: Speed Dating with the Future

Speed dating is about having a short time to communicate things that could change your life. And that’s exactly what we’re doing on this podcast, by introducing you to the people who are thinking deeply about our future relationship with nature.


episode 1: 1. Dr. Peter Daszak: Disease X

The COVID-19 pandemic took most of us by surprise, but not Dr. Peter Daszak. As a zoologist and expert on emerging diseases, he has been training his entire life for this kind of crisis. He is the president of EcoHealth Alliance, a non-profit NGO that supports global health.

Should we blame nature for the virus? What are the root causes of pandemics? How does preserving biodiversity help us fight emerging diseases?

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 2020-07-08  31m