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Graduate Workshop: Science in Policy and Programs

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Explore ways in which scientific research results can be used to inform government policy and programs. Perspectives from scientists working with government agencies and legislative offices (primarily at the state level) will be presented. Participants will engage in hands-on exercises to explore the challenges and opportunities in applying results from...

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Hugh Hanson Seminar: Microbial Responses to Climate Change

Biodiversity Outcomes
Thursday, February 23, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Kelly Gravuer

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Arizona State University

In partnership with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences, Dr. Gravuer will facilitate a Hugh Hanson Seminar titled "Macrobial Concepts, Microbial Scales: Microbial Community Responses to Change and Linkages to Soil Carbon Sequestration on Working Lands."

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How Math Helps Save Species

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, February 20, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Hugh Possingham

  • Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Hugh Possingham leads global, science-based conservation efforts through his position as the Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest environmental non-government organization. He is also an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. In 2016, Hugh was elected a foreign associate of the...

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Graduate Workshop: Conversations with Dr. Possingham, TNC Chief Scientist

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, February 20, 2017
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Hugh Possingham leads global, science-based conservation efforts through his position as the Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy. Read full bio>>

To make the most of our time together, we are asking each registrant to e-mail a question for Dr. Possingham by Friday, Feb. 17 via Leigh Ann Tower...

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Four Real Stories on How Science Impacts Environmental Policy (Or Not!)

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, February 20, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Hugh Possingham

  • Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Hugh Possingham leads global, science-based conservation efforts through his position as the Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest environmental non-government organization. He is also an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. In 2016, Hugh was elected a foreign associate of the US National...

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Coffee with Hugh Possingham, TNC Chief Scientist

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, February 20, 2017
9:00 - 10::00 a.m.

Please join us for morning coffee as we welcome Hugh Possingham, Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy, to Arizona State University for a day of enlightening talks.

Dr. Possingham will conduct a lunchtime seminar titled "Four Real Stories on How Science Impacts Environmental Policy (or Not!)" on the ASU...

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Redefining Corporate Value

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, February 13, 2017
12:30. - 8:00 p.m.

In collaboration with The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), GreenBiz17, and the Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative, the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes will host a pre-conference session titled “Redefining Corporate Value: Changing the Equation for Cities, Food, Materials and Climate...

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Webinar: Why Companies Should Care About Biodiversity

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. EST

Arizona State University Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Director Leah Gerber will facilitate a free webinar exploring how biodiversity thinking not only benefits companies’ public image, but also their profitability and compliance with emerging regulations.

Panelists from corporate, NGO and academic sectors will share insights. Panelists include: Gabriella Burian (Senior Director,...

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The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes’ Open House Reception

Biodiversity Outcomes
Thursday, December 15, 2016
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes invites you to an open house reception to celebrate our new space in the School of Life Sciences, Wing A, Room 351. Please join us for light refreshments, good company and the opportunity to earn a biodiversity-related prize!

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Third Annual Biodiversity Research Engagement Symposium

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, November 14, 2016
12:00-2:00 p.m.

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes (CBO) invites ASU scholars to attend its Third Annual Biodiversity Research Engagement Symposium.

This event is the perfect opportunity to hear about current and emerging ASU biodiversity opportunities, explore opportunities for collaboration in research and proposals, and discuss ways to engage with CBO Knowledge Partners...

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Phenology Workshop: What Is It and How Can It Help Study the Effects of Climate Change?

Biodiversity Outcomes
Saturday, October 29, 2016
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and the National Phenology Network invite you to learn how to properly observe and document phenology, or year-round changes, in selected desert plants.

Understanding and collecting data on the timing of life cycle events for plants, animals, and microbes is one of the easiest ways for...

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What Comes Next after the Paris Agreement?

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Daniel Bodansky

  • Foundation Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

The Arizona State University PlanetWorks initiative will be presenting the second session of the Allies of the Anthropocene Dialogue Series.

Daniel Bodansky, Foundation Professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and leading authority on global climate change, will be facilitating a discussion regarding news and implications resulting from...

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Extinction and Other Inconvenient Truths

Biodiversity Outcomes
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Kolbert

  • Pulizer Prize-winning Author

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert will present from her book “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History.”

This event is happening in partnership with the Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative, an interdisciplinary partnership between the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the Center for Science and the Imagination and the Walton...

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Hugh Hanson Seminar Series: Organismal Adaptation to Climate and Adaptation by Humans to Climate Change

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Jessica Hellmann

  • Director, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
  • Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Department, University of Minnesota

To preserve biodiversity and ecosystem function in the face of climate change, we will need change existing management strategies and craft new ones. This is both a scientific and a social endeavor. The first part of this talk tackles some technical issues of understanding species responses to climate change, including...

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IUCN World Conservation Congress: Planet at the Crossroads

Biodiversity Outcomes
Friday, Saturday, and Monday, September 2, 3, and 5
Various times

Please join the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress: Planet at the Crossroads (1-10 September 2016), Hawai'i

Friday, 9/2

The Power of Collaboration: Business-NGO speed networking
11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. ● Business and Biodiversity Pavilion ● Session information
ASU-World Business Council...

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