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Environment Institute - upcoming events

The Environment Institute have two upcoming free public events.  Please read the information below and click on the links to find out more or register your attendance.  Please note the events are free but registration is essential.

Water Wednesday – Wednesday 13 April
The Water Research Centre presents the first Water Wednesday for 2011, entitled “Improving community and industry engagement in natural resources management” on 13 April 2011.

Speakers will address topics of how to facilitate major changes in communities which could be applied more widely for greater community involvement in key water reforms, the role of public advocacy in the process of selling the case for
conservation, and options for improving engagement with the wider community and making a difference on the ground - opportunities for community action.

Speakers include:

  • Ann Shaw-Rungie, Private consultant
  • David Paton, Assoc. Professor, University of Adelaide
  • Ruchira Talukdar, Healthy Ecosystems Campaigner for the Australian Conservation Foundation

When: Wednesday 13th April, 2011

Time: 5:30pm - 6:45pm

Where: Napier Lecture Theatre 102, Napier Building, University of Adelaide

RSVP: 11th April 2011

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Environment Institute Seminar – Curt Stager – Tuesday 17 May

The Environment Institute presents a special seminar by Curt Stager, entitled ‘Climate whiplash: What happens AFTER global warming?’ Curt Stager has taught natural sciences at Paul Smith's College in the northern Adirondacks since 1987, and is an adjunct professor at the Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, Orono. Since 1990, he has also co-hosted Natural Selections, a weekly science program that is produced and aired by North Country Public Radio. His latest book "Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth" (Scribe Publications) examines the long-term future of global climate change in relation to natural climatic shifts of the past.

When: Tuesday 17th May

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Where: Napier lecture theatre G04, Napier Building, University of Adelaide.

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