Tag: Biodiversity

Janetos Teaching Course on Environmental Scientific Assessments this Fall

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will teach a graduate level course this fall titled “Scientific Assessments of Environmental Issues: Process and Evaluation.” Drawing on his wealth of experience serving on several national and international study teams, including the U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) […]

Les Kaufman Writes Article on Importance of Fish Biodiversity in Lake Victoria

Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Biology, recently published an article as part of a multi-part blog series exploring biodiversity in the world’s largest tropical lake, Lake Victoria, and the critical role the lake plays in providing […]

Thomas Lovejoy Gives 2017 Distinguished Lecture on Biology and Climate Change

Prof. Thomas E. Lovejoy, an innovative and accomplished conservation biologist who coined the term “biological diversity,” delivered the 2017 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Center on March 28, an event sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Speaking before a crowd of approximately 60 people (in […]

Thomas Lovejoy to Deliver 2017 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University is pleased to announce its 2017 Distinguished Lecture, “Biology and Climate Change” featuring Thomas Lovejoy on Tuesday, March 28 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm (reception to follow) at the Metcalf Trustee Center at 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor. Prof. Thomas E. Lovejoy is […]

Sir Robert Watson Delivers 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

Sir Robert Tony Watson, the world’s leading authority on integrated scientific assessments, discussed his experiences over the past 30 years and his views on the future of such assessments when he delivered the 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Center on April 11. The event was sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee […]