January 11, 2018: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Alida O’Connor and Nicolas Talloni

IRES Seminar Series

Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday)

Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall

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 Alida’s Bio:

Alida is a MA student in Resource Management and Environmental Studies working under the supervision of Dr. Terre Satterfield. Alida graduated with a double major in International Development Studies and Environment, Sustainability and Society from Dalhousie University.  Upon completing her undergraduate thesis on the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area and a placement at a conservation project in Zimbabwe, her interest in what constitutes effective conservation deepened. Her current research is in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund Namibia, identifying wellbeing indicators in the communal conservancies of the Zambezi region.

 

Nicolas’ Bio:

Nicolas Talloni is a very patient student in Resource Management and Environmental Studies eager to complete his PhD sooner than later. Nicolas’s research is focused on the current and potential impacts of climate change on fisheries economics, and adaptation strategies of coastal communities. Nicolas is working under the supervision of Dr. Rashid Sumaila (Fisheries Economics Research Unit, IOF), Dr. William Cheung (Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program, IOF ), and Dr. Philippe Le Billon (Faculty of Geography, Liu Institute).

 

 

 

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