Biodiversity

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Webinar: Forest Pathogens and Climate Change

The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: Forest Pathogens: It’s not just trees that will respond to a changing climate Wednesday, January 10 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Pathogens cause diseases of forest trees and the environment plays a critical role in regulating the disease process. It is expected that […]

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Sierra Club BC Hiring Executive Director

Sierra Club BC Hiring Executive Director

JOB POSTING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR About us Sierra Club of BC Foundation is a non-profit environmental and social justice organization whose mission is to defend British Columbia’s wilderness and ecosystems, within the urgent context of global climate change. We advocate for the responsible use of B.C.’s natural resources while promoting a modern, equitable economy that sustains […]

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Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science

Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science

Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science  November 28, 2017 Radisson Hotel, Richmond Register now! . The flood, drought and fire extremes of 2017 provide both the backdrop and a focus for the Blue Ecology Workshop on November 28th in Richmond. It need not be doom and gloom. There is hope for future […]

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Webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It?

The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It? Tuesday, November 7 1:00-2:00 pm EST Presenter: Caren Dymond (Forest Carbon and Climate Change Researcher, Government of British Columbia) In this webinar, Caren will discuss the results of two different […]

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Sea Level Rise - The Big Picture

Sea Level Rise – The Big Picture

ACT, along with local partners, is excited to offer the following free public discussion series: The Octopus’s Garden? Planning for Sea Level Rise  Regions around the world are experiencing climate change impacts such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and heat waves, while planning for the long-term effects of sea level rise and coastal storms. These stressors […]

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Webinar: The Future of Wildland Fire in Canada – Hot and Smoky?

The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: The Future of Wildland Fire in Canada – Hot and Smoky? Tuesday, October 3 1:00-2:00 pm EDT Presented by: Mike Flannigan (Director of the Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science & Professor of Wildland Fire at the University of Alberta) Wildland fires are […]

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Survey: Is Your Local Government Taking Action on Biodiversity?

Local Government Representatives, Is your local government engaged in area-based nature conservation? ICLEI Canada wants to know your opinion – in 10 minutes! Canada Target 1 aims to protect and conserve at least 17% of terrestrial areas and inland waters, and 10% of coastal and marine areas, by 2020 to help stem the loss of biodiversity.  Reaching this […]

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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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