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Blue Lecture Theatre, Newman Building, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD

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Tony Juniper: Can the UK be a World Leader? Why a New Environment Act is Needed Now

Hosted by the Devon Wildlife Trust with the University of Exeter

An Alumni and supporters event
Date14 November 2018
Time19:00 to 21:00
PlaceBlue Lecture Theatre, Newman Building, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD

Join Tony Juniper, campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and well known British environmentalist as he delivers this public talk to raise awareness about the pressures faced by our natural environment, the current state of nature and how new laws can help us to restore it.

Event Information

Speakers: Tony Juniper CBE, Harry Barton, Chief Executive, Devon Wildlife Trust, and Professor Matt Lobley, Professor in Rural Resource Management and Director of the Centre for Rural Policy Research, University of Exeter.

Devon Wildlife Trust’s vison is for a Devon that is rich in all wildlife, where people enjoy and care about the natural world and take steps to safeguard it for the future. CEO, Harry Barton, has worked for nearly twenty five years in the environmental sector. He has a passion for the environment and a particular interest in landscape scale conservation.

This inspiring talk is your chance to have your say and shape the future of the environment.

Please email research-events@exeter.ac.uk with any questions about this event.

About Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper CBE is a campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and a well-known British environmentalist. For more than 30 years he has worked for change toward a more sustainable society at local, national and international levels. From providing ecology and conservation experiences for primary school children, making the case for new recycling laws, to orchestrating international campaigns for action on rainforests and climate change, his work has sought change at many levels.

Programme

18.30 - Drinks reception (limited spaces available - SOLD OUT)

19.00 - Registration and networking

19.30 - Tony Juniper talk

Professor Matt Lobley will chair the event. Matt’s research and one of his main interests focuses on attitudes towards agri-environmental policy; and the environmental and social impacts of agricultural restructuring.

20.15 - Q&A hosted by Professor Matt Lobley

20.30 - Call to action followed by a book signing and networking

21.00 - End of event

Venue

The Blue Lecture Theatre, Newman Building, Streatham Campus, Stocker Road, EX4 4QD. Newman Building is number 18 on the Streatham Campus map. Please visit this page for directions.

How to Register

To register for this event, please book your place on the Eventbrite website. Attendance is free of charge. If you wish to register without using Eventbrite by email or phone please contact research-events@exeter.ac.uk.


ProviderAlumni and supporters

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