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Action for Nature Event

Posted On: 28 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Bristol Natural History Consortium

Action for Nature Event

Wonderful to see so many active and engaged folk at last night's Action for Nature event, funded by UK Research and Innovation.
The evening explored how everyone can rise to challenges we are facing from the climate and ecological crisis, through inspiring talks, debate and discussion.
Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers kicked off our lightening talks by sharing UWE research on the ecological and climate crisis. Not just resting on her professional laurels, Laura imparted how she's been involved in positive action as a parent and community member.
During the second talk, Bristol Water's Michelle Davies spoke about how corporations can and should be doing more for the environment, commenting that “CSR is for wimps”!
Environmental journalist and Extinction Rebellion spokesperson, Zion Lights followed by calling for system change, exploring the power of individuals as part of a collective voice.
Our final speaker of the evening, Avon Wildlife Trust's George Cook inspired all by communicating the importance of not failing...

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