Past Events

From science to policy: understanding, conserving and restoring the Atlantic forest of Brazil

Date: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, Dyson Perrins Building, South Park Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks - all welcome

Speaker: Professor Carlos A Joly, BIOTA/FAPESP Program Chairman, Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas/UNICAMP, Brazil

To book a place, please go to https://v1.bookwhen.com/octf

Linking the ecology and evolution of the savanna biome

Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 16:30
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, Dyson Perrins Building, South Park Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks - all welcome

Speaker: Dr Caroline Lehmann, Lecturer in Biogeography, University of Edinburgh

Targeting conservation to safeguard tropical biodiversity: insights from Borneo

Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, Dyson Perrins Building, South Park Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks - all welcome

Speaker: Dr Matthew Struebig, Lecturer in Biological Conservation, University of Kent

To book a place, please go to https://v1.bookwhen.com/octf

The Ecomodernism Debate with Mark Lynas

Date: 
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 16:00
Location: 
Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and the Enviroment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

If you missed the lecture and ensuing commentaries provided by Paul Jepson, Connie McDermott and Richard Grenyer, you can now watch it online here:

http://www.agileox.org/technology-our-saviour-and-the-path-to-a-good-ant...

Making policies and markets benefit forest communities: participatory forest management in Ethiopia

Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 12:00 - 13:30
Location: 
Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar - all welcome

Speaker: Dr Mulugeta Lemenih, Regional Head of Forestry and Natural Resources Management, Farm Africa

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Using Maps to Contest Power: The Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) Group’s efforts to create tools to support a third space beyond ‘development’

Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 16:15
Location: 
Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Jerome Lewis, Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University College London

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The potential for Natural Climate Solutions to address climate change

Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2015 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Justin Adams, Global Managing Director for Lands, The Nature Conservancy

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The biodiversity value of degraded tropical forests

Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr David Edwards, University of Sheffield

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This seminar will investigate the impacts of selective-logging and secondary forest regrowth on tropical biodiversity, and on the management possibilities for better protecting threatened tropical species.

Agricultural Land-use Dynamics in Kenya: Institutional, Biophysical, and Socio-Economic Drivers

Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Mike Norton Griffiths DPhil, Visiting Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

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Spatiotemporal analytics for regional low-carbon development: linking LCA and GIS to assess GHG from cocoa farming and deforestation in Peru

Date: 
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 16:15
Location: 
Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Giancarlo Raschio, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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