A Blue Recovery: “a healthier, cleaner, greener marine”

Free Webinars from the Devon Maritime Forum

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From the latest newsletter:

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DMF/LNP Summer Seminars 2020

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Three images, left to right: a marine wind farm; a male Corkwing Wrasse (courtesy of Paul Naylor); and a seahorse in seagrass

Organised and hosted by the DMF in partnership with Natural Devon (LNP)

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Three, Free Webinars

In lieu of our Spring/Summer Conference 2020, the DMF in partnership with Natural Devon will be organising and hosting a short series of Summer Seminars.   The THREE seminars will focus on: i) Blue Recovery; ii) The State Of Devon’s Seas; iii) Blue Carbon.  These FREE, on-line, bite-sized seminars will pack a lot into their 60 minutes, and will be a mixture of short presentations, Q+A, and discussion.  Further details below.

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Summer Seminar 1:  Blue Recovery

  • Date: Wednesday 15th July 2020
  • Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm (1 hr)
  • Place: On-line
  • Number of tickets available: 35

As we begin to think and move beyond our initial response to the recovery stage of the COVID-19 crisis, many environmental NGOs, economists, health professionals and the government’s own statutory advisers have been calling for a ‘green recovery’ to address the linked challenges of public health and well-being, the climate emergency, and biodiversity loss.

In a similar vein, for a county like Devon and a region like the South West, we might also want to think and talk about the notion of a ‘blue recovery’: what that might entail and look like, and how we can collectively plan for and enable a happier, healthier, cleaner, greener marine.

The first of the DMF/LNP’s Summer Seminars will focus on the idea of a Blue Recovery.

Programme

Timing Programme Item Speaker
11.00 Welcome and Introduction Prof. Ed Maltby
11.05 Blue Recovery (Biodiversity): Nature Recovery Networks Ed Parr-Ferris  (DWT)
11.15 Blue Recovery (Climate Change): South West Marine Renewables Prof. Richard Cochrane (UoE)
11.25 Blue Recovery (Health and Wellbeing): TBC
11.35 -12.00 Facilitated Q+A Prof. Ed Maltby/Attendees

How to Register

To register for this FREE event please follow the link below.  Following  registration you will be sent further instructions on how to join the Webinar.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dmflnp-summer-seminar-1-blue-recovery-registration-110602091834

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Summer Seminar 2:  The State of Devon’s Seas

  • Date: Wednesday 29th July 2020
  • Time: 11.00am -12.00pm (1 hr)
  • Place: On-line
  • Number of tickets available: 35

Further details to follow shortly

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Summer Seminar 3:  Blue Carbon

  • Date: Early Sept. 2020
  • Time: TBC
  • Place: On-line
  • Number of tickets available 35

Further details to follow shortly

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DMF/LNP Summer Seminars 2020 – Devon Maritime Forum

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