Biodiversity

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Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

Exciting news from the New York Academies of Sciences: Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals Tuesday, October 17 9 am – 5 pm The New York Academy of Sciences, New York City With encouragement from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the support of the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. […]

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Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

Check out this webinar from the Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network: Completing and Using Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making: An Interdisciplinary Toolkit for Managers Tuesday, August 15 10-11 am PDT This new toolkit contains key tools and resources for planning and undertaking an ecosystem services assessment and the analyses that contribute to such an assessment. It […]

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ACT Ecosystem Governance Research in the News

ACT Ecosystem Governance Research in the News

Our latest project, Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance: A Case Study of Still Creek, has been in the news this week. SFU released an article on our project, focusing on the benefits of fighting climate change through ecosystem restoration. Restoring and maintaining ecosystems can be cheaper than building hard infrastructure to respond to climate […]

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Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

ACT experts will be presenting at an exciting upcoming webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance Presenters: Chloe Boyle, Edward Nichol and Deborah Harford (ACT) and Ewa Jackson (ICLEI Canada) Tuesday, May 2 1:00 – 2:00 ET Urban ecosystems play a key role in combining climate change adaptation and mitigation – or “low […]

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Call for Nominations: Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize

Call for Nominations: Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize

Do you know a wildlife conservation hero who has been essential to protecting nature in Canada and is in financial need? Nominate this hero for the inaugural $10,000 Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize. Deadline: 5 p.m. ET Monday, May 1, 2017 About Glen Davis Glen Davis was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. When he wasn’t […]

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Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Tuesday, March 21 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET  Presenter: Sheri Andrews-Key (PhD Candidate, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan) As the climate continues to change, forest ecosystems are experiencing stresses that have not been seen in the historical past. These changes are impacting many facets of forests in Saskatchewan and will have implications for […]

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Carbon Talk: Can BC's forests help to reduce emissions?

Carbon Talk: Can BC’s forests help to reduce emissions?

Can British Columbia’s Forests Help Reduce Emissions? Thursday, February 16th 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 2270, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St British Columbia’s forests and forestry products have a large impact on provincial emissions, through both their ability to store and release carbon into the atmosphere. So what are the opportunities to manage […]

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Webinar: Observations of Climate-Related Impacts to High Latitude and Elevation Forests

Observations of Climate-Related Impacts to High Latitude and Elevation Forests (Northwest Territories and Rocky Mountain National Parks) Thursday, January 19th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenter: Roger Brett (Forest Health Supervising Technician, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre) There is an ongoing warming trend occurring in Canada and historic climate records indicate […]

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