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Online Seminar ‘Biodiversity Loss at a Global and Local Level, How to Reverse the Losses?’
Online Seminar on Biodiversity Loss
Join Dr Dara Fitzpatrick for an online seminar exploring solutions to the urgent issue of biodiversity loss at a global and local level, on March 7th from 1pm to 2pm.
Conversation on Racism
Date: 6th March 1pm - 2pm
The Centre for Global Development is inviting interested individuals to an online seminar entitled 'Biodiversity Loss at a Global and Local Level: How to Reverse the Losses?' The event, which aligns with UN Sustainable Development Goals 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 17, will be hosted by Dr Dara Fitzpatrick, a lecturer in Analytical Chemistry at the School of Chemistry, College of SEFS. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023, from 1pm to 2pm.
Dr Fitzpatrick's talk will focus on the alarming rates of decline in native species and the factors driving these losses. The speaker will also explore potential solutions required to reverse human impacts on fragile ecosystems. As an analytical science lecturer and researcher with a passion for the environment, Dr Fitzpatrick draws analogies with local and global biodiversity losses to shed light on the gravity of the issue.
The seminar will be of interest to individuals interested in environmental sustainability and preservation. Attendees can register for the event via the provided MS Teams link. Join us to explore how small changes can make a big impact in reversing biodiversity losses.
ABSTRACT OF TALK
A biodiversity emergency was declared by the Irish Government in 2019 and yet the decline in native species of most species continues at alarming rates. What are the factors driving these losses and how can they be addressed? Small changes can equal big impacts.
PROFILE OF SPEAKER
Dr Dar Fitzpatrick is an analytical science lecturer and researcher with a passion for the environment, through long standing voluntary work for NGO’s he has witnessed the catastrophic declines in native species. He draws analogies with local and global biodiversity losses and points the way to solutions required to reverse human impacts on frard to seeing you all there.
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Meeting ID: 368 359 318 996