How Is The Amazon Rainforest Doing? With Dr. M. Sanjayan, CEO of Conservation International

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness #143 January 8, 2020

Dr. M. Sanjayan was formerly the lead scientist at The Nature Conservancy before becoming the CEO of Conservation International. Together with CI they have created the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project which aims to restore 73 million trees in Brazil by 2023. He’s a recipient of UCSC’s Global Oceans Hero Award,  a member of National Geographic Society’s Explorers Council and a Disneynature Ambassador. He can be seen co-hosting and hosting several nature based documentaries on BBC, Discovery and PBS to name a few! He joined Jonathan in the studio to discuss how our lives are interconnected with the earth and why saving nature is actually about saving humanity.

Follow Dr. M. Sanjayan and Conservation International on Instagram @ConservationOrg, on Twitter @ConservationOrg and @MSanjayan and on Facebook @Conservation.Intl.

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