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. 


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.

Will you come?

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