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Averting the Extinction & Climate Crises: Protecting 50% by 2030

  • Norway House 1110 Hillside Avenue Victoria, BC, V8T 2A7 Canada (map)

For the first time in decades, environmental concerns have risen to the top of public concerns in the western world, and movements such as the Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg’s Global Climate Strike (Sept.20 to 27) are taking hold among millions of people as movements work to confront the dual crises of mass extinction and climate catastrophe.

The Endangered Ecosystem Alliance’s executive director Ken Wu and renowned forest ecologist Dr. Andy MacKinnon (***take note that Tlaoquiaht educator Gisele Marin cannot make it now, but will speak on Nov.8 at another event we are organizing…watch for details) will give spectacular, informative and compelling slideshow presentations on how vastly scaling-up the protection of Canada’s diverse native ecosystems - from temperate rainforests to prairie grasslands, from deciduous forests to boreal forest - will be a game-changer in helping to avert both the mass extinction and climate change crises along with major emissions reductions.

Find out about the diversity of ecosystems in BC and across Canada, and where the BC government and federal governments are at in efforts to scale-up their protection in the lead-up to the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China, in October of 2020.. Learn about what YOU can do to greatly diversify and expand the movement to save ecosystems and the climate during this unprecedented window of environmental activism.

This event will be both an awareness raising night and a fundraiser for our new organization heading into our 1 year national mobilization leading up to the Oct, 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference.

There will also be free snacks, coffee, tea, and juice.