Dr. Catherine Potvin’s lecture will be a journey to Panama where she examines the importance of tropical forests for the global carbon cycle. The presentation will start by setting the context of the international climate regime, followed by an examination of the challenges that scientists face when estimating tropical forest carbon stocks. This will bring her to talk about the people who live in, and from, the tropical forests of Panama.
Three of Canada’s leading scholars will gather to share and exchange ideas for action and participation with members of the public on how to move toward reconciliation of relations between Canadian citizens and the diverse Indigenous peoples on the lands we all live in together. Through a 2-hour sharing circle conversation, we will explore together how to act on the responsibilities we bear as individual persons and as peoples in moving forward to reconciliation in the largest sense of the w
Once again this year Co-Chairs Michael Sayer, FRSC, and Pierre du Prey, FRSC, are organizing the Eastern Ontario Regional Seminar. This interdisciplinary symposium will feature four speakers from throughout the region, and is open to Fellows as well as the general public. This year’s speakers are: Gauvin Bailey, FRSC, (Queen’s University), Praveen Jain, FRSC, (Queen’s University), Carlos Prado, FRSC, (Queen’s University) and David Lillicrap, FRSC, (Queen’s University).