Q&A on deforestation and COVID-19

27 Apr 2020

 

From the quarantined desk of Landscape News comes a new series of live interviews with experts examining the linkages between COVID-19 and climate change. On 27 April, Musonda Mumba, chief of the Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), spoke with Robert Nasi, director general of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), and Annika Terrana, a technical expert on forests for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) about the relationship between deforestation and the spread of disease.