Biodiversity, 6th Ever Mass Extinction - everything we need to know in 2021
Making a new contract with nature
1 day on line conference
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In the year of IPBES United Nations Biodiversity COP15 Kanming China conference and the recognition that pandemics are caused by mistreatment of animals and encroaching on their habitat - scientists can suddenly explain why it really matters to every human on the planet.
Join our lovely interactive one day conference and interactive workshop to explain how it all works and the latest findings.
Biodiversity- the big new story in 2021.Making a new contract with nature
Exploring the issues in more depth
Making a new contract with nature in 2021- Green Economics Institute Biodiversity Summit
Preparing for the United Nations Biodiversity Conference Conference of Parties (COP15) the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) 16.00-20.00- PM UK time
Biodiversity- the big new story in 2021. Stopping the 6th Ever Mass extinction of species, creating diversity and inclusion in nature.
It is well known that expert opinion points to our maltreatment of nature as the leading cause of most pandemics in history including the current one. However with our renewed industrialisation of food, this time its bigger and different and more deeply engrained in our economics and food and agriculture systems.
Our utter lack of respect of nature has meant we have now managed to wipe out a large percentage of insects and other animals and this presents a real and present danger to us.
How did we do something so catastrophic, how did we not even notice it happening and how on earth can we turn this round and move forward into an age of caring and sharing the planet with our neighbours.
The United Nations is running 2 major conferences this year which will address some of this. The IPBES has issued a number of incredibly important benchmark reports as has the IPCC and the UNFCCC. One of these will be in May in China
. We take you through what they mean and what initiatives are out there to help us through and how you personally can get involved and do something about this, for your own sake and for future generations.
The green economics institute has always taken a lead in warning that this was happening- we are very sad that we were correct - now come and find out how it all works and what you can do.
Making a new contract with nature and the biocene.
Come along to this training workshop and find out much much more
Register today here to hear experts give us the information and then participate in discussions about what we can all do together.
9.30 - 10.00 Introduction; Bianca Madison - Vuleta
Session 1 -10-10.45
1he Need for Nature -Making a new contract with Nature- Recalibrating our relationship with the entire natural world and making an entire new philosophy
IPBES Reviews and outcomes
The position and opportunities in the 2021 Super Year for Nature
Session 2 11.30 - 12.15
The situation in nature in 2021 Setting the Scene--Results of scientific reports- and research. the shocking state of nature and how humans have wiped most of it out. How this has helped create a series of pandemics and a new environment which threatens our future.
Case study discussion 12.15-12.45
Case studies introduced- and discussion -
Forests in Malaysia follow up
Mining for oil and gas in the Okavango
Mining in Canada
Destruction of wetlands in Uganda
Mining and destruction of wildlife N Macedonia-
`12.45- 13.00 -Group discussion
Session 3 13.30 - 14.30
Panel debate with experts
Policy choices for Nature based solutions, Nature positive agenda, Ecosystem services - environmental economics -ecological economics, circular economy, sustainably managed fisheries- stakeholder capitalism-green wash or making a difference- or is time to adopt a Green economy and Deep ecology and existence value approaches survival solutions-with the precautionary principle? Economic Options- what are they offering and how do they differ.?
Discussion in breakout rooms 14.30-14.45
Session 4 15.00-16.00
The Biodiversity Initiatives and activities in 2021 to deal with this- solutions, philosophical adjustments needed. Different paths and policy choices- humans at a cross roads. The International institutions such as the United Nations, The IPBES, President Macrons -One Planet Summit, Prince Charles Terra Carta etc. what are the initiatives offering-what are they offering and how do they differ. The run up and prep for COP15 Kanming China United Nations IPBES Conference May 2021. What can we do to make change?
Q and A 16.00-16.15
Break 1 16.15-16.30
16.30-17.15 Session - 5 Biodiversity and Industry and stakeholder issues and methodologies
The Desgupta Review
Concluding plenary 17.15 -18.00
Next Steps and what the group plans to do - new initiatives for IPBES Delegation COP 15 Kunming,China
Conclusions and next steps - imputs to our main conference and to the United Nations and other initiatives to address this threat. All participants and discussion.
The Programme is currrently being confirmed
Dr Susan Canney; Lifelong conservationist and Tedx speaker Susan Canney has a range of experience in the science, policy and practice of conservation. She will be talking to us and answering questions. Topics include the 2030 agendas for biodiversity, climate change and sustainable development. She is tutor at the Prestigious environmental change institute at the University of Oxford and a conservation pratictioner for wild elephants in Mali.
Dr Djana Bejko expert biologist in the flora and fauna of Skadar Lake the oldest lake in Europe, former Minister of the Environment in Albania and now Director of the Environment Agency.
Dr Asia Mohammed Economist and Biologist, IPBES United Nations Africa spokesperson expert
Dr Norferyanti Kamarudin- INET Malaysian Tropical Forest Institute
Baroness Natalie Bennett- House of Lords UK -expert in farming and wildlife
Dr Vandana Shiva, Leader in many aspects of biodiversity and conservation of sees, and the first women PHD in India and prolific author of numerous books game changing campaigns and concepts - from monocultures of food and mind- health and many many more.
Dr Lijiana Poposkova N Macedonia former MP and expert on mining water and biodiversity.
Dorothy Nulabega Uganda- Wildlife and wetlands destruction in Uganda and Africa
Bianca Madison- Vuleta Green Economics Institute Trustee and author
Miriam Kennet coeditor of Biodiversity Loss- the threat to life on earth
Max Muyemburukouko Namibia- protecting the San Indigenous rights from miniing oil and gas and environmental and biodiversity in Southern Africa- Nambia and Botswana and the Okavango Delta.
Miranda Brown Alberta University Canada Researcher into protest groups and priviledged investment and their links and destruction of world wildlife sites and the choice of Indigenous sites as easy pickings. Backlash strategies and green washing.
Facilitator Leena Ahmed
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