CAGONT 2019 is being hosted by the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Guelph on October 25-26. The conference will open with a reception and plenary panel on Friday, October 25. Paper and poster sessions to follow on Saturday, October 26.
Mark your calendars!
We’re letting you know about a great event run by our department to facilitate community, collaboration and learning over lunch. The Brown Bag Speaker Series is a weekly opportunity to meet faculty and professionals in your field and to broaden your geographical knowledge.
Phil Loring, along with coauthors Dr. Liz Jackson and Sam Laban of CESI, and Merryn Maynard of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security published an op-ed in University Affairs. Read "Student food insecurity: a problem before, during and after COVID-19".
Jen Silver and Noella Gray are featured today on the University home page "How a Global Ocean Treaty could Protect Biodiversity in the High Seas". This article was republished from The Conversation.
SOME GOOD NEWS!
Have a listen to the new podcast series: “Social FISHtancing” by Phil Loring, postdoc Hannah Harrison and MA Student Emily De Sousa.
In this podcast they share the stories of small-scale fishermen as they cope and adapt to COVID-19 impacts on the seafood industry. https://soundcloud.com/conservechange (the podcast can also be found on Apple Podcasts or Spotify under “Coastal Routes Radio” .
Doctoral student Jessica Lukawiecki recently published the paper "Meaningful engagement with Indigenous peoples: a case study of Ontario’s Great Lakes Protection Act" in the International Journal of Water Resources Development. Jessica's paper was featured in an article published in the Anishinabek News.
Kate Parizeau's City of Guelph research is featured in the BBC article "How cutting your food waste can help the climate". Read what Kate has to say about the amount of edible food that ends up in the trash.
GEG's Richard Nyiawung, a PhD student in Phil Loring's lab, has made two significant accomplishments this year!
First, Richard was awarded $12k from the Robin Rigby Trust for Community-focused Coastal Research, which will support his doctoral research in The Gambia.
Faisal Moola was recently interviewed by the CBC on the Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership, which is a 5 year program led by Faisal along with Robin Roth, Noella Gray, and Jen Silver.
The article provides a summary of the CRP, including efforts to decolonize conservation policy and practice by Indigenous Peoples. It highlights the work of our department and their Indigenous partners.