2021 Conference:
Recovering from the Pandemic Through Sustainability
April 5th - 9th, 2021

Panel: Defending the Amazon: Stories and Challenges

Panel: Defending the Amazon: Stories and Challenges

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Defendiendo la Amazonía: Historias y Desafíos

Deforestation in the Amazon has increased in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. A group of reporters, indigenous communities, non-profit organizations and activists work to defend the forest. How has their work been impacted by COVID-19? 

The panel will be in Spanish, with simultaneous translation to English.


Joseph Zárate

Journalist and Editor

Victor Zambrano

President, Management Committee of the Tambopata National Reserve

Private Conservation Leader in Peru - Kerenda Homet Private Conservation Area

Carolina Butrich

Project coordinator of Conservamos por Naturaleza