Ontario Biodiversity Summit




Announcing our Keynote

The Ontario Biodiversity Council is pleased to announce that leading global conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Ontario Biodiversity Summit.  Sanjayan is Executive Vice-President and Senior Scientist at Conservation International, and is also a writer and Emmy-nominated news contributor.  His focus is on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife and the environment.   You can learn more about Sanjayan on his website (http://www.msanjayan.com) or follow him on Twitter (@msanjayan).


Get ready for a Wrap-Up Like none other!

Most conferences have wrap-up closing session to summarize important lessons learned.  But, have you ever been to a wrap-up done by a rap artist?  Join us at the Summit for a fun, entertaining and unconventional ‘hip-hop meets science’ performance and wrap-up session by Canadian rap artist, writer, actor and former tree-planter Baba Brinkman.   His award-winning  and peer-reviewed ‘Rap Guide to Evolution’ is now playing off-Broadway in New York and his recent Rap Guide to Wilderness explores the contributions of wild nature to human happiness.  You can learn more about Baba on his website (www.bababrinkman.com). 

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for 2015 Ontario Biodiversity Summit Newsletter
Issue 1 (January 21, 2015)

Click here for 2015 Ontario Biodiversity Summit Newsletter
Issue 2 (March 5, 2015)