Species on the Move: How is Nature Responding to Climate Change?

Plants and animals all over the world are responding to warming temperatures, many by shifting where they live. 

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Join this team of international experts to learn about the surprising ways climate change is affecting the planets natural ecosystems – from the Arctic to the tropics, on land and in the ocean. Hear first-hand how a changing climate is impacting Indigenous communities in the Arctic. This special event will feature a series of short talks followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

Entry is free. Registrations to attend can be made here -https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/species-on-the-move-tickets-20403131315

Featuring experts from around the globe

Professor Will Steffen - Research with Australian National University and councillor with The Climate Council

Professor Camille Parmesan - Marine biologist, University of Texas at Austin and Plymouth University

Associate Professor Gretta Pecl - Chair of Redmap and ARC Future Fellow at Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

Professor Stephen Williams - Centre for Tropical Biodiversity & Climate Change, James Cook University and Director of the National NCCARF Adaptation Network for Natural Ecosystems

Dr Tero Mustonen - Traditional knowledge and Arctic biodiversity advocate with Snowchange Cooperative

MC: Dr Alistair Hobday, Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Oceans and Atmospheres

This forum is presented as part of the Species on the Move conference: www.speciesonthemove.com

For more information or enquiries please contact Associate Professor Gretta Pecl 0408626792.

WHEN - Tuesday, 9 February 2016 from 8:00 PM to 9:45 PM (AEDT) - Add to Calendar
WHERE - The forum, at Hobart’s Grand Chancellor Hotel, begins at 8 pm.

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