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Buying Into Biodiversity

The 2012 Muskoka Environmental Summit brings together prominent scientists and influential policy makers to discuss critical questions about biodiversity and the environment. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy moderates the plenary panel discussion....
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The 2012 Muskoka Environmental Summit brings together prominent scientists and influential policy makers to discuss critical questions about biodiversity and the environment. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy moderates the plenary panel discussion.

The Second Muskoka Summit on the Environment recently convened in Bracebridge, Ontario, to consider the crucial topic of Biodiversity, and to make recommendations for any level of government that might care to listen. The keynote address was presented by Thomas Lovejoy, who is generally credited with coining the term "biodiversity", back in 1980.

Paul Kennedy moderated the plenary panel discussion, featuring prominent environmental scientists Justina Ray, Jeremy Kerr, Andrew Gonzalez, Stephen Monet, Steve Hounsell and Karen Kraft-Sloan.

Buying into Biodiversity present highlights from the Summit.




 

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