What: Decline and Recovery of Amphibian Populations
Who: David Green, McGill University
When: Wednesday, February 24, noon
Where: EME 4218, Engineering, Management and Education Building, UBC’s Okanagan campus.
The decline of amphibian populations worldwide was first widely recognized 25 years and ignited a firestorm of research into amphibian ecology. Initially, investigations were directed largely towards documenting decreases in numbers of individuals within populations and proposing proximate causes. Yet, there are many possible factors, including emerging diseases, UV radiation, chemical pollutants, introduced predators, habitat destruction, and climate change.
Prof. Green’s research concerns the ecology, conservation, and evolution of amphibians. He has particular interests in species at risk and amphibian population declines. He has authored 134 refereed publications (including 19 book chapters), six books and more than 100 miscellaneous other publications and reports.
This free presentation about the decline and protection of amphibian populations is open to the public, but will also be livestreamed. A webcast link will be available: vidyoreplay.computecanada.ca/replay/webcastShow
This event is organized by UBC’s Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services. For more information and to send a question during the webcast please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org