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French-American Talks on Biodiversity

05/29/2019 - 5:00pm
8610 Kennel Way La Jolla, CA 92037, US
Event Description: 

This free public event is co-sponsored by CMBC and the Scientific Office of the French Embassy in the USA as part of their new FACT-B program (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks – Biodiversity). The public conference series aims to raise public awareness in France, the United States, and Canada, as well as reinforce exchanges between scientist and experts on biodiversity issues. This follows the IPBES release of the intergovernmental report of the state of knowledge related to biodiversity and ecosystem services. 

Presentations & Panel Discussion on Deep Ocean Biodiversity Challenges in the 21st Century

Please RSVP


Doug Bartlett
Professor of Marine Microbial Genetics, Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Anne Larigauderie 
Executive Secretary of IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Policy)

Lisa Levin
Distinguished Professor, Integrative Oceanography Division, Former Director of the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Jean-Francois Silvain 
President of the Foundation for Research on Biodiversity

Reception follows

For more information on this event, contact: 
Kelly Swiech
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