Adjunct assistant professor, bioethics and environment, University of Toronto
Kerry Bowman, PhD, is a Canadian bioethicist and environmentalist. He teaches at the University of Toronto and currently holds an academic appointment with Department of Family and Community Medicine. He also serves with The University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics and the University of Toronto Centre for Environment. He teaches in the realm of both bioethics and Planetary Health. Dr. Bowman has previously served for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) as author on multiple the Global Environment Outlook reports. i He was also involved in the Global Environment Outlook 6, which examined the connection between human health and the environment. Dr. Bowman is presently working on two major conservation projects in the Western Amazon and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Focusing on the intersection of human health with factors such as deforestation, biodiversity loss and emerging zoonotic diseases.
Oct 05, 2020 13:19 pm UTC| Nature
The fires in the Amazon region in 2019 were unprecedented in their destruction. Thousands of fires had burned more than 7,600 square kilometres by October that year. In 2020, things are no better and, in all likelihood,...