Conservation past and present

Date & time

1pm 20 March 2013

Location

Finkel Lecture Theatre, John Curtin Medical School, Building 131, Garran Road, ANU

Contacts

 Rod Peakall

Description

Professor Paul R. Erlich,
Bing Professor of Population Studies, and President, Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford University.

Professor Ehrlich will trace the changes from conservation in royal game reserves through nature study and national parks to current debates over ecosystem services and ethical arguments. He’ll argue the big need now is for a focus on the drivers of biodiversity destruction.

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