SESSION 5 – Biodiversity: International Institutions, Science, and Policy

Introductory Remarks by the Session Chair

Thomas Lovejoy, Biodiversity Chair, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment

International Environmental Cooperation in the Twenty-first Century

Scott Barrett, Professor of Environmental Economics, Johns Hopkins University

The Daily Planet—An Exploration of How, on a Fast-Changing Earth, the Shrinking Media Can Continue to Cover Environmental Change and Help Build Informed Policy

Andrew Revkin, Environment Reporter, The New York Times

Ten Million Places at the Table: Translating Biodiversity Issues from Science to Policy

James P. Collins, Associate Director for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation

Questions and Discussion

Concluding Comments on the Day: Advocacy and Policy

Rodger Schlickeisen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Defenders of Wildlife

Concluding Remarks and Thanks

Peter Crane, John and Marion Sullivan University Professor, University of Chicago; Chair, U.S. National Committee for DIVERSITAS, National Academy of Sciences

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