Communities, Biodiversity & Natural Capital - Understanding our Relationship with Nature
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Join us online on 16 December as we bring together environmental experts to outline and debate the issues and solutions being discussed at COP15.

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The UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) takes place in Montreal, Canada from 7-19 December 2022. Hailed by one commentator as a "once-in-a-decade opportunity to set a new global deal for nature"*, COP15 will bring governments from around the world together to agree to a new set of goals for nature over the next decade.

Join us online on Friday 16 December as we bring together leading environmental experts to outline and the issues relating to communities, biodiversity & natural capital and debate the solutions being discussed at COP15.

Chair:

  • Prof Beth Scott (Chair), School of Biological Sciences

Speakers:

  • Prof Tavis Potts, School of Geosciences, Participatory mapping of community natural capital in estuaries
  • Dr Neda Trifanova, School of Biological Sciences, Ecosystem approaches for marine natural capital 
  • Alan McDonnell (Trees for Life) Affric Highlands – Seeking closer connections between communities and landowners

All welcome.

Cop15: the most important summit you’ve never heard, New Statesman