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Wednesday, 15 April 2020
How FSC Can Curb Deforestation and Help Protect Us Against Future Pandemics

By Justin Meier and Sam Sinkler

The incidence of zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) and their potential for pandemic have increased due to deforestation, which increases contact between humans and wild animals. Given the clear link between deforestation and novel disease emergence, the role of organizations like FSC in promoting responsible forest management is more important than ever. Read the full article here on