BOOK LAUNCH: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities

Event location: 
The Deakin Edge, Flinders Street, Melbourne
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Urban ecology and biodiversity is one of our most pressing global issues. City of Melbourne will host this exciting public forum to discuss this matter and to launch the new book: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities with special guest Prof Thomas Elmqvist from the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

The book represents the world’s first global assessment of the effects of urbanization on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Moderator: Virginia Trioli, presenter ABC News Breakfast, ABC1

Keynote Speaker: Prof Thomas Elmqvist, Stockholm Resilience Centre

Panel: Dr Chris Ives, RMIT; A/Prof Ruth Beilin, University of Melbourne; Prof Mark McDonnell, ARCUE Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne 

To learn more in advance you can watch a short video on this issue

Register here