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Living with forests: Panel Discussion

Posted in Events by land-environment on September 23rd, 2010

29 September , 2010
5:30 pmto6:30 pm


Image: dbaron via flickr CC

World leading experts discuss impacts of climate change, biodiversity, fire, and industry,  exploring the intricacies of human dependence on forests.

Panellists:

  • Professor Tim Flannery on ‘Climate change and the impacts of changing forests on humans’
  • Dr William Jackson, Deputy Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on ‘The importance of species and diversity and the impact of changes to humans’
  • Dr Kevin Tolhurst, Melbourne School of Land and Environment on ‘Living with forests and bushfires’
  • Veronica Tyquin, Conservation Planner, Forestry Tasmania – ‘Industry perspective’
Wednesday 29 September, 5.30-6.30pm

Carillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre (Building 158), University of Melbourne, Parkville

For more information and to register, visit:

http://www.landfood.unimelb.edu.au/info/seminars/2010/livingwithforests.html