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Location

Disque Hall 109, 32 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19135

Audience

  • Alumni
  • Parents & Families
  • Current Students
  • Faculty
  • Prospective Students
  • Public
  • Staff

Special Features

  • Free Food

Dean's Seminar: Research, Education and Conservation in Central Africa's Changing Climate

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Speaker: Katy Gonder, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biology

 

Learn about the exciting research being done by faculty in all departments of the College of Arts and Sciences!
 
Dean's Seminar: Research, Education and Conservation in Central Africa's Changing Climate

Central African rainforests represent one of the world's most important centers of biological diversity. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon have made significant strides in developing protected areas to conserve this region's unique biological heritage but, despite their advances, habitat loss and hunting continue at alarming rates, and global climate change is already impacting the region.

The Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABAlliance) unites U.S., African and European researchers, government officials and conservation professionals to address these issues. The overarching goals are to: develop an integrated framework for conserving central African biodiversity; translate this framework into policy recommendations; and promote opportunities for international collaboration and training in a new generation of biodiversity and environmental scientists.

Mary Katherine Gonder, PhD, will discuss the research, educational and outreach activities of the CABAlliance and how the Drexel community can get involved.

This event is free and open to the Drexel community. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Information

Diane Ketler
215.895.5976
dk882@drexel.edu