Past Events

OCTF seminar: Signature of abrupt climate change in the tropical Andes

Date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Dunia H. Urrego, Lecturer in Physical Geography, College of Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter

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OCTF seminar: Is prevention better than cure in conservation?

Date: 
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Hugh Possingham, Professor of Ecology, University of Queensland/Chair of Conservation Decisions, Imperial College London

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OCTF seminar: Asia Pulp & Paper: sustainability strategy in a changing global landscape

Date: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks - all welcome

Speakers: Lee Henderson, Manager of European Sustainability and Stakeholder Outreach and Dr Liz Wilks, Director of European Sustainability and Stakeholder Outreach, Asia Pulp and Paper

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OCTF Conservation & Development Brown-bag Lunch: Pro-Growth vs Pro-REDD: Policy networks, Power and Transformational Change in Peru

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 13:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Moa Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

The brown-bag series will promote an informal space for dialogue, cross-fertilisation and interdisciplinary discussion amongst OCTF members and others working on conservation and development issues in and around Oxford. The series will cover a wide-range of topics with a focus on the challenges and solutions to balancing conservation & development objectives. We expect topics to include environmental policy, forest governance, applied ecology, deforestation drivers & the private sector, local peoples' rights, and beyond.

REDD+ and UN-REDD in the Asia-Pacific region: State of play, challenges and the road ahead

Date: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Joel Scriven, UN-REDD Programme, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United Nations

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What we know and don't know about Earth's biodiversity

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Lucas N. Joppa, PhD, Computational Science Laboratory, Microsoft Research

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Up in Flames: Past, Present and Future of REDD+

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, Ground Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Heike Schroeder, Senior Lecturer, School of International Development, University of East Anglia

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OCTF Annual Members' Day

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:00 - 17:30
Location: 
Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF Annual Members' Day followed by drinks

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.

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Introducing Plant your Future: Creating a Model for Smallholder Sustainable Agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon

Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, Ground Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speakers: Jenny Henman, Chairman, Plant your Future and Edward Mitchard, Trustee, Plant your Future and researcher at the University of Edinburgh

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The use of wildlife for livelihoods and traditional medicine in the Cardamom mountains, Cambodia

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 16:15
Location: 
Beckit Room, 1st Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Lauren Coad, Associate Research Fellow, Forest Governance Group, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

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