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Phi Beta Kappa Lecture: "Saving Earth in the Age of Man: Conservation in a Human Dominated World"

by Whitlock,Diana Lynn last modified Mar 20, 2013 01:54 PM
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M. Sanjayan, Lead Scientist of The Nature Conservancy and the CBS News Science and Environment Contributor is the 2013 Phi Beta Kappa keynote speaker.

What
  • Lecture
When Mar 26, 2013
from 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm
Where Bigelow Hall, MITC
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The 2013 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

M. Sanjayan presents
"Saving Earth in the Age of Man: 

Conservation in a Human Dominated World" 

 









Tuesday, March 26, 6 p.m.

Bigelow Hall, Miller Information & Technology Center (MITC)

Reception following in the Scheider Galleries, Schneider Hall

 

The environmental movement has long been dominated by a focus on biological diversity and wilderness and a Western philosophy that sees humans as separate from and detrimental to nature. Despite our best efforts, the movement is failing. In a planet of 7 billion people with growing economic and demographic shifts towards the South and the East, Sanjayan argues that we need to reboot the environmental movement if we are to break out of our niche and become globally significant. More

 

Co-sponsored by the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Kentuckiana and The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky

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