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El Futuro Del Planeta

EarthX and the Fundación Azteca have partnered to broadcast the EarthxTV show El Futuro Del Planeta (The Future of the Planet) where host Ivan Carrillo converses with experts on solutions to the environmental issues that affect Mexico, Latin America, and the World.  The climate crisis is not a potential problem; it is already here. Many citizens in Latin America have witnessed the near extinction of a species and suffered the effects of extreme weather patterns. El Futuro Del Planeta sounds a global call for all nations to make the necessary changes to protect the environment and humanity.

Date: May 27, 2021 – 8 ET | 7 CDT
Duration: 30 Minutes
The program may start a few minutes before or after the scheduled airtime.
Most programs will be made available on our “On Demand” Page at a later date.
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Episode 1

COVID-19, Bats, and Preventing Future Pandemics.

Featuring National Geographic Explorer Dr. Rodrigo Medellín

Iván Carrillo welcomes National Geographic Explorer and zoonotic disease expert Dr. Rodrigo Medellín to discuss COVID-19, bats, and the role of the environment in preventing future pandemics. Dr. Medellín, researcher at the Institute of Ecology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, and one of the greatest experts on bats in the world. Learn why bats are pest controllers by nature and despite these great environmental services, bats have been accused responsible for transmitting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Viewers will learn if there is scientific evidence to support this claim.

Episode 2

Water Issues and Scarcity in Mexico City.

Featuring UNAM Professor of Engineering, Guillermo Casar Marcos, Isla Urbana President/Co-Founder David Vargas, and from the Museum of Natural History, Mercedes Jiménez de Arco.

Iván Carrillo speaks with UNAM Professor of Engineering, Guillermo Casar Marcos and Isla Urbana President and Co-Founder David Vargas about water issues and the scarcity in Mexico City. The experts will discuss new initiatives being effectively implemented, creating a hopeful future. Mercedes Jiménez de Arco, of the Museum of Natural History also joins the show to share about the museum’s campaign to teach the community about the dangers of single-use plastic. Episodes of the show are filmed at various locations in Mexico, including Xochimilco, an aquatic paradise south of Mexico City, which has been a World Heritage Site since 1987.

Episode 2

Water Issues and Scarcity in Mexico City.

Featuring UNAM Professor of Engineering, Guillermo Casar Marcos, Isla Urbana President/Co-Founder David Vargas, and from the Museum of Natural History, Mercedes Jiménez de Arco.

Iván Carrillo speaks with UNAM Professor of Engineering, Guillermo Casar Marcos and Isla Urbana President and Co-Founder David Vargas about water issues and the scarcity in Mexico City. The experts will discuss new initiatives being effectively implemented, creating a hopeful future. Mercedes Jiménez de Arco, of the Museum of Natural History also joins the show to share about the museum’s campaign to teach the community about the dangers of single-use plastic. Episodes of the show are filmed at various locations in Mexico, including Xochimilco, an aquatic paradise south of Mexico City, which has been a World Heritage Site since 1987.

Guests

Iván Carrillo

Ivan Carrillo

Host

Iván Carrillo

Rodrigo Medellín

Guillermo Casar Marcos

Guillermo Casar Marcos