Futuro Prossimo – Felipe Carazo, Tropical Forest Alliance
Deforestation is a critical issue with huge implications for our Planet. Every year from 2010 to 2020, 4.6 million hectares of forest were lost globally. Today marks International Day of Forests. Felipe Carazo, Head of Public Sector Engagement at Tropical Forest Alliance, shares the story of the fight against deforestation, from the ’70s to now, and highlights how crucial forests are for both social and economic development. How have governments, companies and civil society’s opinions changed? Europe’s zero-deforestation regulation is a step forward, but what challenges lie ahead?