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“Galapagos Coffee and Amazonian Oil: People, Products and Conservation in Ecuador”

Professor Maria Fadiman will present this lecture on Thursday, October 4 at 8:00 pm in the C. Shaw Smith 900 Room of the Alvarez Union.  Dr. Fadiman, an ethnobotanist, is assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University. In 2006 Dr. Fadiman was tapped as a NationalGeographic Emerging Explorer for her work in Amazonian rainforests. Dr. Fadiman regularly conducts research in Latin America and, more recently, has branched out into Tibet and Africa.  Her work has been supported by an NSF grant, among others, and is published in journals including The Journal of Latin American Geography.  In addition to work in the department of Geosciences, she serves as a faculty advisor for Environmental Studies and the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at FAU.  The Latin American Studies Program, Environmental Studies Program, Departments of Anthropology and Biology, and the Public Lectures Committee have supported this lecture.

Informal discussion with international non-profit leader Andreas Kraemer
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 n., location TBA
Environmental, German, and international development studies students may be interested in an informal talk about environmental policy and development with Andreas Kraemer, founding director of the Ecologic Institute. “Ecologic Institute is a private not-for-profit think tank for applied environmental research, policy analysis, and consultancy with offices in Berlin, Brussels, Vienna, Washington DC, and San Mateo CA. An independent, non-partisan body, Ecologic Institute brings fresh ideas to environmental and sustainable development policies. Ecologic Institute’s work program focuses on obtaining practical results. It covers the entire spectrum of environmental issues, including the integration of environmental concerns into other policy fields.” Read more about Andreas Kraemer’s outstanding work in his biographic page at the Ecologic Institute website.

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