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Climate Change Mitigation and Tropical Forests

Prof. Catherine Potvin, McGill University, Canada Research Chair on Climate Change Mitigation and Tropical Forests: Science for Empowerment

Thursday October 15, 2015 – 8 p.m.

Professor Potvin is also a Trottier Fellow from the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy, Director, PFSS: Panama Field Study Semester. She is a plant biologist who specializes in tropical forest ecology and conservation. Tropical forests play a crucial role in the global carbon cycle and for species conservation. Besides they are amazingly beautiful and express the full imagination of nature! She studies land uses and the protection of forests in full respect for the people that live in or from them.

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