For those attending the Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods conference in Halifax, Canada, or those already in that part of the world, you are welcome to a free public event on Monday May 28, 7pm-8:30pm, taking place at Saint Mary’s University. This event, “Indigenous Voices on the Environment and the Economy“, will explore how Indigenous communities across Canada and globally are facing and responding to environmental and livelihood sustainability challenges, drawing on Indigenous perspectives on the environment and natural resource stewardship. Speakers include: Richard Nuna (Innu Nation, Newfoundland & Labrador), Dawn Foxcroft (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, British Columbia), Ken Paul (Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs) and Kanyinke Sena (African Commission Working Group on Indigenous Populations and Kenya Advocacy Officer, Minority Rights Group, International). The moderator is Maureen Googoo (kukukwes.com) and the Mi’kmaq welcome will be by Raymond Sewell (Saint Mary’s University). For those not able to attend in person, this event will be available on video in due course.
Looking for a great read this summer? Look no further! The College of Sustainability’s very own Steve Mannell recently published Living Lightly on the Earth: Building an Ark for Prince Edward Island, 1974-1976. on May 17, 2018 you are invited to join us for the Book Launch and Lecture! For more information, please see the following link!
ESS LECTURE: Brendan Haley: Sustainability Transitions in Canada’s Energy Landscape
Brendan Haley believes that Canada must develop an approach to climate and energy policy that is rooted in knowledge of the country’s unique history, ecological context, and economic structure. He is currently a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies.
Thursday March 15, 2018 7:00-8:30 PM
Ondaatje Auditorium, McCain Building, 6135 University Avenue
Open to the public. Part of the Winter 2018 ESS Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Sustainability
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The Social Sciences and Humanities Oceans Research and Education (SSHORE) Network is pleased to announce two public events (March 8 and 9) with guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Telesca, Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice in the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at the Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY).
Science as Alibi: Ocean governance through the lens of Atlantic bluefin tuna
Thursday 8 March, 3:30-4:30pm
Dept of Biology Seminar Series
co-hosted by Marine Affairs Program
5th Floor Biology Lounge
Life Sciences Centre
Accounting for Loss in Fish “Stocks”: a word on life as biological asset
Friday 9 March, 2:00-3:25 pm
KTS Room, New Academic Building, University of King’s College
Panel Discussion to follow: Dr. Dean Bavington (Dept. of Geography, MUN); Laurenne Schiller, (IDPhD student, Dalhousie); Dr. Susanna Fuller, Ecology Action Centre.