Pulse of the planet webinar series #12

When: Friday, January 24, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EST UTC -5 hours) Title: “Integrating biodiversity information through standards: a synthesis of disciplines, from origins to outlook” Presenter: Dr. Stan Blum Short Bio: Dr. Stan Blum has been the principal analyst or contributor to the design of scientific databases for

Pulse of the planet webinar series #11

When: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity Observations for Decision-Making: From Data to Decision” Presenter: Mike Gill Short Bio: Mike Gill is the Director of the Biodiversity Indicators Program at NatureServe. Mike’s career has been driven by the strong belief in

Pulse of the planet webinar series #10

When: Friday, August 23 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity and Health Connections: One Health Solutions for People and Planet” Presenter: Catherine Machalaba Short Bio: Catherine Machalaba serves as a policy advisor and research scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, a scientific non-profit organization that works

Pulse of the planet webinar series #9

When: Friday, August 2 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Mainstreaming and Safeguarding Biodiversity in Multilateral Development Bank Finance” Presenter: Robert Langstroth Short Bio: Dr. Robert Langstroth serves as Senior Biodiversity Specialist in the Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank in

Pulse of the planet webinar series #8

When: Friday, June 21 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “How Standards Can Improve Implementation of Global Restoration Initiatives” Presenter: Bethanie Walder Short Bio: Bethanie Walder joined the Society for Ecological Restoration as Executive Director in September 2015 and has more than 25 years of

Pulse of the planet webinar series #7

When: Friday, May 24 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Identifying conservation areas within the Vilcabamba-Amboro Conservation corridor to support corridor connectivity” Presenter: Dr. Florencia San Germano Short Bio: Dr. Florencia Sangermano is a geographer specializing in conservation applications of geographic information systems (GIS), remote

Pulse of the planet webinar series #6

When: April 12  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Monitoring in the Bolivian Amazon: from socioeconomics to wildlife.” Presenter: Nuno Negrões Short Bio: Degree in Biology from the University of Porto, Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Minho and Doctorate in Biology from

Pulse of the planet webinar series #5

When: MARCH 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Ecosystem Restoration in the conservation agenda and opportunities for rewilding” Presenter: Laetitia Navarro Short Bio: Dr. Laetitia Navarro is a French biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Lisbon, Portugal and focused her research

Pulse of the planet webinar series #4

When: FEBRUARY 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Conserving the biodiversity of the Andes Amazon: Conservación Amazónica experience in southeastern Peru” Presenter: Aimy Caceres Short Bio: Dr. Aimy Cáceres is a Peruvian biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Porto, Portugal. She

Pulse of the planet webinar series #3

When: DECEMBER 11  2018 Time: 11:00 am to noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Assessing the Conservation Status of the World’s Ecosystems – The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, a Global Standard” Presenter: Irene Zager Short Bio: Irene Zager is a Venezuelan biologist with more than ten years of