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Dr. Nigel Noriega, Scientist and Film Maker Will Give A Guest Lecture

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:19:00 CST  — by: Sustain Sewanee

Dr.-Noriega-PicDr. Nigel Noriega is a Scientist and Film Maker who will be speaking on "How Is Value Assigned To Tropical Forests?"

Dr. Noriega is founder and director of a research field station and non-profit organization called Sustainable Innovation Initiatives in Trinidad, his home country. In his lecture, Dr. Noriega will address how value is assigned to tropical forests with examples that connect ecological sustainability to economic security. He uses film to teach about biodiversity, economics, and the power of community action.

Dr. Noriega's visit is being organized by Dr. Thea Edwards and Dr. Brandon Moore in Biology, and funding is provided by the University Lectures Committee, Departments of Biology, Film Studies, Chemistry, and Forestry and Geology.

All are encouraged to attend:
Friday, January 30, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gailor Auditorium

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