Future of Oceans

POLICY PAPER NOW AVAILABLE The FANE co-sponsored Future of Oceans generated a policy paper: Stewarding the North Atlantic A White Paper of Policy Recommendations based on the Findings of the Future of Oceans Symposium, held at Memorial University, on the 16th of March, 2019. Sponsored by: The President’s Office, Memorial University The Royal Society of Read more about Future of Oceans[…]

Seafaring the North Atlantic

Seafaring the North Atlantic is a musical and cinematic prelude to the Future of Oceans Symposium FEATURING a screening of shorts on the Atlantic from the archives of the NFB, followed by Canada’s premier violin and piano ensemble Duo Concertante, performing “The ocean is full of its own collapse” by Andrew Staniland, based on Lisa Read more about Seafaring the North Atlantic[…]

Muskrat Falls, A Public Symposium

APTN Coverage of the Symposium, with Justin Brake Labrador symposium reveals deep, diverse opposition to Muskrat Falls   Podcasts of Talks, Wednesday, February 21 David Vardy, Public Policy Consultant   Kelly Vodden, Memorial University Grenfell Stephen Crocker, Memorial University   Marina Biasutti-Brown, Independent Expert, Advisory Committee Jerry Bannister, Dalhousie University       MF Symposium Agenda, Read more about Muskrat Falls, A Public Symposium[…]

FANE Public Lecture: Do We Really Care About Climate Change?

  On Tuesday, November 7th at 8pm, three members of the For A New Earth team will publicly discuss the question “Do We Really Care About Climate Change?” at the Ship Pub. Is the answer hopeful, pessimistic, pragmatist, or otherwise? More specifically in recent months, in view of Trump’s defection from Paris, the rise of Read more about FANE Public Lecture: Do We Really Care About Climate Change?[…]

Town Hall Meeting on Climate Change and The Green Economy in NL

Memorial University of Newfoundland, with the support of St. Bonaventure’s College, and facilitated by the SSHRC-funded research group, For A New Earth, will host a town hall meeting on the theme “What is a Green Economy?” on Tues., November 29 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The two-hour event will feature presentations by experts in ecology, economics, and rural development, as well as an open forum for members of the general public to speak to the challenges facing the province as it transitions from fossil fuels to green, renewable energy in an era of global climate change.

The Future, the Arts, and Ecology

St. John’s, March 3–5, 2016 The Faculty of Arts at Memorial University, in collaboration with Queen’s College, the Royal Society of Canada, and The Rooms, is hosting three days of talks, films, performances, and art exhibits on the theme of interdisciplinary ecology from the 3rd to the 5th of March 2016. Keynote speakers include Professor Read more about The Future, the Arts, and Ecology[…]

The Future of Nature, Gros Morne

The Future of Nature: Gros Morne was a transdisciplinary event in environmental science, industry, and art on the West Coast of Newfoundland, September 10–13, 2015. Thanks to all who made The Future of Nature 2015 the huge success that it was! See below for a video by Barry Stephenson and a gallery of photos by Read more about The Future of Nature, Gros Morne[…]

The Future of Nature, Gros Morne – Presenters and Support

The Future of Nature is a collaborative effort by over seventy academics, artists, and organizers. Special thanks are due to the President’s Office, MUN, the Vice-President Research, MUN; the Harris Centre, MUN; the Associate Vice President, MUN Grenfell (David Peddle); the Grenfell Office of Engagement (Ken Carter and Marilyn Forward); Gabriela Sabau; Robert Scott; Jose Read more about The Future of Nature, Gros Morne – Presenters and Support[…]