Past Events

Estimating historic emissions from deforestation and degradation: Guyana as a case study

Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:30
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

All welcome - to book a place please go to https://bookwhen.com/octf

Speaker: Dr. Sandra Brown, Winrock International

Dynamics in earth observations for monitoring tropical forests: status and prospects

Date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks.

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Martin Herold, Chair of Remote Sensing, Center of Geo-Information, Department of Environmental Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

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Climate Change in Himalaya: Cracks in the "Roof of the World" - including book release

Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
A J Herbertson Room, Ground Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY
Mountains of Life

OCTF seminar followed by drinks.
Including the release of their book “Himalaya: Mountains of Life”

Speakers: Kamal Bawa, Distinguished Professor, University of Massachusetts and Sandesh Kadur, wildlife photographer and film-maker

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OCTF tour and buffet dinner at the Living Rainforest, Berkshire

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 18:00
Location: 
The Living Rainforest, Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire

The Living Rainforest is a fantastic indoor rainforest experience located at Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire. OCTF Members and supporters and their families are cordially invited to join a tour and buffet dinner at the Living Rainforest on Friday 10th May from 6pm to 9pm. Explore the tropical rainforest of Hampstead Norreys and learn about the work of the Living Rainforest and Trust for Sustainable Living.

Transport from OUCE will be provided. Numbers for this event are limited to 70 and booking is essential. Please visit https://bookwhen.com/octf to book your place.

The Heart of Brazil

Date: 
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
H O Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks.

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Automatically mapping landscape scale patterns of biodiversity with the Local Ecological Footprinting Tool (LEFT)

Date: 
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks.

Speaker: Dr Peter Long, Biodiversity Institute, University of Oxford

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Conservation with communities: rebuilding tree kangaroo populations in the Toricelli Mountains of PNG

Date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Jim and Jean Thomas, Tenkile Conservation Alliance

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OCTF Annual Members' Day

Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 14:00

OCTF Annual Members' Day followed by drinks

The 2013 OCTF Members’ Day will be held on Friday 8th March. Open to everyone, our Members’ Day is always a good chance to update ourselves on and learn more about the latest tropical forest issues, projects, research and opportunities.

As in previous years, the Members’ Day will take the format of a number of presentations from OCTF member organisations from 2pm to 5pm in the School of Geography lecture theatre, followed by a drinks reception at the University Club - a chance to meet and chat with other OCTF members and supporters.

CIFOR and the global forests and forestry agenda

Date: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
H O Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Professor Peter Kanowski, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

No slides or podcast available - please see http://www.cifor.org/ for further information on this topic.

The global agenda for forests and forestry continues to evolve, reflecting the conjunction of political, economic and social forces that define priorities and shape responses. In many arenas, the gap between aspiration and situation remains substantial; in some, it is growing rather than closing.

Functional diversity and nature’s benefits to people in real landscapes

Date: 
Friday, February 15, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

Oxford Leverhulme Lecture followed by drinks

Speaker: Professor Sandra Diaz, Cordoba National University/ECI

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