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BeProvided Conservation Radio


 

BeProvided Conservation Radio takes you from the Santa Cruz Mountains to Africa with expert interviews in wildlife biology, conservation, environmental education, eco tourism and much much more. Our interviews help bridge the gap between international conservation efforts and local conservation efforts. Learn how you can help close to home and worldwide to save our wildlife, plants, water and environment. 

Music by http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

Introduction and Outro done by friend of the podcast, Dale Willman, award winning journalist! Thank you Dale for this wonderful contribution!

Aug 8, 2017

 

Brett Byers talks about tropical rainforest conservation and management. Learn how deforestation and poor forest management is contributing to global warming. Learn how tropical rainforests, say in the Amazon, effect weather patterns here in the US.

Brett has been a venture capitalist for the past 20 years, and became concerned with global warming several years ago.  He has focused on the role of tropical forests in global warming, serving as a Rainforest Trust board member for several years and promoting their large-scale conservation efforts.  He co-authored a peer-reviewed Nature Climate Change paper demonstrating how tropical forest conservation and restoration could be as significant to mitigation of climate change as alternatives to fossil fuels over the next several decades.  Via the Million Acre Pledge, he is working to motivate those with substantial financial means to make large-scale, results-oriented commitments to direct conservation.

Other resources:

halfthesolution.com