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Protecting old growth forests and endangered ecosystems with Ken Wu
May 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11 AM PDT
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Old growth forests in British Columbia keep falling, escalating a global extinction and climate crisis.
Why is this still happening in 2021?
What are the green and just solutions?
And what does the plight of these old forests tell us about Canada’s chances at protecting other endangered ecosystems?
Join us on Thursday may 20th at 2pm EST / 11am PST for a conversation with renowned conservationist and movement leader Ken Wu to learn more about what’s happening on the ground and how you can play a role in defending nature wherever you are.
Ken Wu has worked in the environmental movement for over a quarter century, first volunteering for his Calgary high school environmental club in 1990. He was the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Ancient Forest Alliance between 2010 to 2018, and served as the Executive Director and Campaign Director of the Wilderness Committee in Victoria between 1999 to 2010. He graduated from the ecology and evolutionary biology department at the University of British Columbia and previously worked as a biologist, tree-planter, and math tutor.
His organisation, the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance, is seeking to fundraise $80,000 to produce an Amazing Ecosystems of Canada video mini-documentary series in the lead-up to the UN Biodiversity Conference in October of this year, with an aim for 10 million Canadian viewers >> https://www.endangeredecosystemsalliance.org/…/amazing…
Greenpeace Canada has recently launched a petition calling on B.C. premier John Horgan to keep his promise to protect remaining old growth forests, fund Indigenous leadership and support communities in transition. Add your voice >> https://act.gp/3tE8zlN
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