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Tuesday, August 11 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
From the Soil to the Rising Seas: WE are the Solution

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Diving deeper into our 2020 Forum theme, will share powerful stories about how interconnected land/soil and sea are. 

We will explore:
  • How have human activities on land led to the ‘bad neighbor’ syndrome between land/soil and sea?
  • How to reverse the negative trends of human activities through local actions that are ecologically, culturally and socio-economically relevant/appropriate? 
  • How might we all become local agents of global change?

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Anne McDonald

Author & Ethnologist, UN Food and Agriculture Organization GIAHS Scientific Committee Member
Born in Canada, Anne was drawn to Japan in the 1980s, and as a student of ethnology, she began following the footsteps of early 1900s Japanese female ethnologist Segawa Kyoko, free diving with the traditional women divers of Japan and exploring the unbeaten tracks of rural communities... Read More →
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George Cummings

Ambassador, Biochemist, technologist , Scuba Diver, video journalist | Impact Team Co-Chair, UN SDG14 Oceans, #OneOcean
"People protect what they LOVE" - Jacques CousteauUN SDG14 Ocean Ambassador, Biochemist, technology enthusiast with 30 years of scuba diving experience as a video journalist. George has a deep passion to make a difference inspiring everyone he comes in contact with to join him in... Read More →
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Juan Ricardo Gómez

Wildlife Biologist and Conservationist. MSc. in Wildlife Management and Conservation. PhD in Environmental and Rural Studies, Ecology and Territory Department-School of Environmental and Rural Studies Javeriana University
Juan Ricardo Gómez is Professor and Researcher of the Environmental and Rural Studies School of the Javeriana University (Bogotá, Colombia), where he leads research and courses (undergraduate and graduate) about biodiversity use and conservation, alien invasive species, illegal... Read More →
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Dayne Buddo

Director, Bay Academy – Bay Ecotarium, California USA
Dr. Dayne Buddo is the Director for the Bay Academy – Bay Ecotarium, California USA, which is responsible for research and education, translating science into education and outreach. Bay Ecotarium is the largest watershed conservation non-profit in San Francisco Bay Area. He holds... Read More →
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Elchung G. Hideyos

Graduate Student / Youth Conservation Ambassador, Sophia University / Ebiil Society, Inc.
Elchung (El) is from the Republic of Palau. She graduated from Chaminade University of Honolulu in May 2018 with a B.S. in Environmental Studies. And is currently in Tokyo, Japan working on her master's degree focusing on women's fisheries conservation and policy.Growing up in a small... Read More →

Tuesday August 11, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm JST
World Stage

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