Tony Juniper : Can the UK be a World Leader in Providing a Wilder Future?
Mosquito Way, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9EU
About the event
Can the UK lead a world-wide movement to help avert environmental disaster? Join Tony Juniper, campaigner, writer,sustainability adviser and environmentalist, for a talk examining the challenges faced by wildlife and the environment in the UK.
This talk is organised by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and is hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.
18.30 - Registration and networking
19.30 - Tony Juniper talk
20.15 - Q&A hosted by Dr Kathy Lewis
20.30 - Call to action followed by a book signing and networking
21.00 - End of event
About Tony Juniper
Tony Juniper CBE is a campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and a well-known British environmentalist. For more than 30 years he has worked for change toward a more sustainable society at local, national and international levels. From providing ecology and conservation experiences for primary school children, making the case for new recycling laws, to orchestrating international campaigns for action on rainforests and climate change, his work has sought change at many levels.
He is has written numerous books including 2015's "What Nature does for Britain" and will be signing copies of his books on the night.
About Dr Kathy Lewis
Kathy is an environmental chemist and research leader for the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit. She joined the University in 1995 and established AERU soon after. Kathy became a Professor in 2014.
Kathy's main areas of interest include environmental management of agriculture, horticulture and land-use, in particular environmental pollution from chemical inputs and the impacts arising from agricultural processes taking a whole farm perspective. She is also involved in the development of techniques to encourage a more sustainable agriculture including the socio-economic aspects, rural development, policy issues, environmental labelling and green taxes.