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  • The Limits of the Planet: A Debate

    Thursday, March 21, 2013 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by Hot Topics in Green Science and Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy

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    Have human activities pushed Earth’s resources and ecosystems close to the breaking point? Is massive environmental and social disruption just on the horizon? Can science provide us innovations that will allow the planet to overcome many biophysical constraints and keep growing? Leading scientific figures debate whether the best path to sustainability is by stressing limits or innovation.

    *Reception to follow.

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    Member $0
    Student/Postdoc Member $0
    Nonmember $20
    Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow) $10

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    • The Nature Conservancy

    This event is part of the Nature and Our Future Series

    In this three-part series on conservation and conservation science, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Nature Conservancy explore some of the dynamics and critical issues involving people and nature.

     • Adapting Cities to Climate Change in a Post-Sandy World, Thursday, January 24, 2013
     • Where Will the Water of the Future Come From?, Thursday, February 28, 2013
     • The Limits of the Planet: A Debate, Thursday, March 21, 2013

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