A new form of farming to carry us into the future?: Dr. Ranil Senanayake on analog forestry
Sri Lanka is renowned for its biodiversity, being a small island with a stunning variety of ecological and animal biodiversity that is almost unrivalled. However, this biodiversity, like biodiversity all around the world, is under threat. Deforestation, habitat destruction, and climate change are all creating a loss in biodiversity worldwide.
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Farms in Sarapiquí, Costa Rica will showcase the application of Analog Forestry
Forests are massive reservoirs of biomass and biodiversity they are also diverse and long lived. Virus' are unique in the fact that they are found in all representations of living biomass; short lived, long lived, macro or micro. As we reduce the diversity and volume of living biomass through forest loss and human biomass becomes the major pool of long lived biomass, the huge diversity of virus' losing their hosts will have to mutate to use any replacement biomass if they are not to go extinct. While forest conservation is essential, forest restoration must address both diversity and longevity to maintain its buffering capacity. Learn more