Friday, October 4, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Room 3300, 3rd Floor, Integrated Sciences Complex, UMass Boston Harbor Campus

Dimensions of Sustainability Fall 2019 Symposium

The University of Massachusetts Boston, Department of Biology, presents the biannual Dimensions of Sustainability Fall 2019 Symposium. This semester’s symposium is focused on "Tropical Ecology: Long-Term Research to Address Global Challenges." Tropical forests – the world’s greatest source of biodiversity – are under increasing threat. Leading tropical ecologists will discuss major Long-Term Research Projects designed to understand and protect these forests. The Symposium is held in honor of Dr Kamal Bawa, UMB Distinguished Professor of Biology, in recognition of a lifetime of contributions to the understanding and protection of tropical ecosystems. Speakers include Richard Primack, Boston University; Daniel Janzen, University of Pennsylvania; Stuart J. Davies, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Cheryl D. Knott, Boston University; and Tenzing Ingty, UMB.

Reception to follow.

Contact Name: 

Reinmar Seidler

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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