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Managing the Planet: Oceans and the sustainable development goals
February 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for a panel discussion of oceans and global sustainability. The world’s oceans and the species that live in them help regulate global weather and climate, produce much of the planet’s oxygen, and provide food, jobs, and energy for billions of people. But these benefits are threatened by pollution, ocean acidification, climate change, overfishing, and rapid development of sensitive coastal areas. This is why improved management of ocean resources is a critical step for achieving sustainability.
Our CSU panelists will discuss opportunities and challenges associated with the ocean sustainability targets in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include eliminating subsidies, minimizing acidification, ending overfishing, and expansion of marine reserves
Where: Avogadro’s Number (605 S Mason Street Fort Collins, Colorado 80524) from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020. Free of charge and open to the public
- Rebecca Gruby: Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
- Shane Kanatous: Department of Biology
- Craig Starger: School of Global Environmental Sustainability
- Jessie Creamean: Department of Atmospheric Science
Moderator: Peter Backlund, Associate Director at SoGES
The panel discussion, part of a Managing the Planet series, is free of charge and open to the public. Visit sustainability.colostate.edu for more information about SoGES.