Friday, April 23 | 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT)
Duration: 30 min
Description: In El Futuro Del Planeta, host Ivan Carrillo converses with experts on solutions to the environmental issues that affect Mexico, Latin America, and the World. In Part 1, Ivan welcomes National Geographic Explorer and zoonotic disease expert Dr. Rodrigo Medellin to discuss COVID-19, bats, and the role of the environment in preventing future pandemics. In Part 2, our host greets UNAM Professor Guillermo Casar Marcos and Isla Urbana President and Co-Founder David Vargas to speak about water issues in Mexico City. And finally, Mercedes Jiménes of the Museum of Natural History joins to share about the museum’s campaign to teach the community about the dangers of single-use plastic.