Biodiversity Days 2016

Biodiversity Days 2016


Thursday, March 3, 2016 - Friday, March 4, 2016
Event type: 
Administrative Event

The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and Discover Life in America are pleased to announce our upcoming “Biodiversity Days” on March 3rd and 4th at The Carolina Theatre and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. This year’s theme is ‘Biodiversity in a Changing Climate’.

Biodiversity Days are focused on cultivating awareness and promoting understanding as a key foundation for engagement, action and inspired care of our planet.

Join notable scientists and conservationists at The Carolina Theater and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University for two full days of public lectures, roundtable discussions, book readings, and film screenings addressing the most important conservation issues and restoration efforts of our time.

Evening highlights include:

  • Thursday, March 3, at The Carolina Theatre – The James and Cathleen Stone Distinguished Lectureship in Biodiversity: “Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Three Perspectives” with Tom Lovejoy (George Mason University), Healy Hamilton (NatureServe), and Mark Anderson (The Nature Conservancy). Moderated by Stuart Pimm (Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University).
  • Friday, March 4, at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University – Double Feature: Screening of “The Forgotten Coast” and Q&A with Scientific Cast (Mallory Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie) and Director (Eric Bendick) and Screening of “Racing Extinction” and Q&A with Stuart Pimm. Love Auditorium.

 

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All events are free and open to the public, but are ticketed. Tickets for events can be obtained through the Eventbrite Website.

(the above is a modified copy of the text from this E.O. Wilson Foundation web page see this for more info, including an agenda and speaker bios, etc.)

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