HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
World's largest study on changes to Earth's ecosystems released on May 19

Montreal, May 18, 2005: The world's largest study concerning changes to Earth's ecosystems and their impact on human well-being is being released at McGill University on May 19 as part of the International Day for Biological Diversity. The report and its findings will be examined by decision makers and scientists during a conference entitled, "Biodiversity: Life Insurance for our Changing World."

Conducted by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (www.maweb.org) in cooperation with the Convention on Biological Diversity, the new study is called, "Ecosystems and Human Well-being: The Biodiversity Synthesis." The report is the result of five years of collaboration between a whopping 1360 natural and social scientists from around the world. The report warns that harm to our ecosystems over the last 50 years has put the well-being of future generations at risk if current patterns of biodiversity loss continue.

Conference headliners will include Thomas Mulcair, Quebec environment minister, Jacques Hurtubise, vice-principal (research) at McGill University, Walter Reid, secretariat of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, Anantha Duraiappah, co-chair Biodiversity Synthesis, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and Hamdallah Zedan, executive secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity. Alan DeSousa, Montreal city councillor responsible for the environment, will also give a talk on sustainable development in the City.

  • Where: McGill Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish St., Montreal.
  • When: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, 19 May 2005.

Media wishing to attend the conference should contact David Ainsworth, event liaison, at 514-287-7025 or david.ainsworth@biodiv.org. Source: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, associate director, Communications and Public Affairs, McGill University, 514-398-6752 or sylvain-jacques.desjardins@mcgill.ca.

"Biodivers
'"/>

Contact: David Ainsworth, Event Liaison
david.ainsworth@biodiv.org
514-287-7025
McGill University
18-May-2005


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Worlds first X-ray free electron laser is on course to completion
2. Worlds leading scientists announce creation of Encyclopedia of Life
3. Worlds top engineers in San Antonio for system of systems conference
4. Worlds oldest rocks show how Earth may have dodged frozen fate of Mars
5. Worlds largest flower evolved from family of much tinier blooms
6. Worlds coral reef left vulnerable by paper parks
7. Worlds coral reefs left vulnerable by paper parks
8. Worlds tiniest test tubes get teensiest corks
9. Worlds largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase
10. Worlds largest scientific society backs green chemistry bill
11. Worlds largest population study on BRCA1/2

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: World largest study changes Earth ecosystems released May

(Date:2/5/2015)... , Jan. 26, 2015   Epic Sciences , a ... today announced that Murali Prahalad , Ph.D., president and ... World Conference (PMWC) 2015: Silicon Valley, which is taking ... View, Calif. on January 26-28, 2015. ... of Age as Biomarkers." Last year, Epic Sciences was a ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... , Jan. 28, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the ... the upcoming RedChip Global Online CEO Conference on January ... Gino Pereira , CEO of NXT-ID will ... lead product, the Wocket smart wallet and its full ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4trb7t/biometrics_a ) has announced the ... report to their offering. , The ... individual is who she/he is claiming to be, and for ... unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprint, hand or palm print, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Epic Sciences to Present at Personalized Medicine World Conference 2015 on the Use of Circulating Tumor Cells as Cancer Biomarkers 2CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 2CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 3Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 2Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 3
(Date:3/2/2015)... Global Stem Cells Group.com has ... Bioengineering Co., Ltd. and its Chinese-American founder Mingjie ... stem cells training course in the City of ... Shenzhen HANK is a biotechnology company established in ... virologist, to integrate research, development, production, and sales ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Immunovaccine Inc. ... aware of a fraudulent press release disseminated this morning ... be from Immunovaccine. This press release states that Immunovaccine ... Inc. The press release did not originate from ... contained within the press release. Please note that ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Feb. 27, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... Market Report of Trypsin" report to their offering. ... aims at providing comprehensive data on Trypsin globally and regionally ... North America , Latin America ... attention to Trypsin This report focuses on three ...
(Date:2/27/2015)...  Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology ... announced that it will be presenting at CALBIO 2015 ... nd at 3pm PST. Patrick Lucy, chief business officer ... current state of the biosimilar industry landscape entitled ... For more information on CALBIO 2015 and The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Stem Cells Group Announces Alliance with HANK Bioengineering Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen, China 2Global Stem Cells Group Announces Alliance with HANK Bioengineering Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen, China 3Immunovaccine Disclaims Hoax Press Release 2Global Market Report of Trypsin 2014-2018 2
Cached News: