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Fracture Zone: Making Loss Visible

Biodiversity Outcomes
Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Osha Gray Davidson

  • Award-winning Photographer and Journalist

The Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) invites you to explore the power of photography for advocacy and conservation. Learn about the lands and water above the largest copper deposit in North America (outside Superior, AZ). Plans for mining this region could impact sacred Native American cultural sites, water...

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Hugh Hanson Seminar: Mapping Evidence for Impacts of Conservation on Human Well-Being

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Samantha H. Cheng

  • National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Science for Nature and People Partnership

International policy initiatives and conservation organizations have sought to emphasize and strengthen the link between the conservation of natural ecosystems and human development. To enable efficient, defensible and targeted decisions and investment in improving human well-being in conservation, we need rigorous and comprehensive evidence. However, the strength of evidence to...

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ASU-CI Professors of Practice Graduate Students Workshop

Biodiversity Outcomes
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

The ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, in partnership with Conservation International (CI), is welcoming six scientists from CI’s Moore Center for Science as Professors of Practice. The Professors of Practice will be instrumental in advancing the three goals of this Knowledge Partnership:

  1. Protecting...

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Lightning Talks and Discussion with ASU-CI Professors of Practice

Biodiversity Outcomes
Monday, March 13, 2017
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, in partnership with Conservation International (CI), is welcoming six scientists from CI’s Moore Center for Science as Professors of Practice. The Professors of Practice will be instrumental in advancing the three goals of this Knowledge Partnership:

  1. Protecting essential...

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Catchers in the Rye: Sustainability, Science, and Solutions in the Anthropocene

Biodiversity Outcomes
Friday, February 24, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Josh Tewksbury

  • Director, Colorado Global Hub of Future Earth
  • Executive Editor of Anthropocene – Innovation in the Human Age
  • Research Professor, Sustainability Innovation Lab, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Senior Scholar, School of Environmental Sustainability,

Josh Tewksbury, PhD, is Director of the Colorado Global Hub of Future Earth, Executive Editor of Anthropocene – Innovation in the Human Age, Research Professor in the Sustainability Innovation Lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Senior Scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado...

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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, Gravuer will discuss microbial community responses to change and linkages to soil-carbon sequestration on working lands.

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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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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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Botanical Garden: Conserving the Preserves

Biodiversity Outcomes
Thursday, February 9, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Conservation Alliance

Join us for the Desert Botanical Garden's inaugural luncheon “Conserving the Preserves” to benefit the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance. The program's featured speaker is Dr. Nichols, a renowned Conservation Scientist and activist. Dr. Nichols, will focus his talk on how the beauty,...

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