[Coral-List] London based seminar on Tuesday night

Iain Macdonald dr_iamacdonald at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jun 25 04:21:22 EDT 2014

Dear all,

In case it hasn't been raised recently the following is happening on Tuesday evening at Imperial College London, nowt to do with me though, i will be going so happy to catch up with anyone after

Healthy oceans in the twenty first century
A joint event hosted by the Grand Challenges in Ecosystems and the Environment Initiative and the Grantham Institute. 
Date:01 Jul 2014 
Time:17:00 - 18:20 
Venue:Lecture Theatre G34, Sir Alexander Fleming Building 

The world’s oceans are under threat from a range of pressures.Climate change is one major threat, which is likely to lead to a range of impacts on ocean ecosystems and people.  Before addressing these threats, we need to know more about the health of the world's oceans, against a range of dimensions.
At this event, Professor Ben Halpern will discuss how the health of the oceans can be comprehensively assessed, to inform decisions about how to anticipate and deal with climate change, prioritise conservation action and manage our marine resources.
This talk will be followed by a panel discussion on ways forward to improve the health of the oceans, barriers to success, and how to overcome them, with experts working on addressing the challenges of sustainable ocean management, in the fisheries, livelihoods, conservation and marine energy sectors.
Thanks, Iain Macd.

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