Ed Forrest & Joan Mitchell

The Biosphere Revolution

Online Event
Fri 5 Mar
17:00 UK
Free, ticketed

What is a Biosphere Reserve? Why are there now more than 700 in the world? And how can they benefit some of our planet’s most fragile habitats and the humans who inhabit them? Joan Mitchell, chair of Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, and coordinator Ed Forrest, discuss the history of the movement, the ideas behind it, and how our own biosphere works in practice. 

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