The University of Ottawa has signed the Montreal Carbon Pledge, under which investors commit to measuring and publicly disclosing the carbon footprint of their investment portfolios on an annual basis, becoming the first Canadian university to do so. Read more here.
Congratulations to Carla Sbert, PhD Candidate, for the publication of her article ''Re-imagining Mining: The Earth Charter as a Guide for Ecological Mining Reform'' in the 6th issue of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal. The article can be accessed here.
This year's conference is taking place at Atma Jaya Catholic University in Jakarta, Indonesia from September 7-12, 2015 on the the theme of forest and Marine biodiversity. Please visit http://www.iucnael.org/en/ for additional details.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for North America is hosting a stakeholder forum at the University of Ottawa on May 26, 2015. The session will address UNEP’s contributions to the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals process. Click here to view the full programme and to register.
Full title of the conference: Beyond biopiracy : What solutions for respectful relationships between researchers and indigenous peoples? - Thomas Burelli is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.