Time for Reflection

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 22. May 2019 - 23:19

Time for Reflection

Arthur Lyon Dahl
International Environment Forum
Presented at the opening of the Scottish Parliament
Tuesday 21 May 2019


The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader is Professor Arthur Lyon Dahl PhD, who is the president of the International Environment Forum.

IEF member wins Educator's Challenge

Submitted by admin on 19. May 2019 - 17:12

IEF member Joachim Monkelbaan and his partners in the Sustainability Leadership Lab were one of the winners of the Educator's Challenge of the Global Challenges Foundation on 16 May 2019. This is the second time that IEF members have won prizes from the Global Challenges Foundation.

Educator's Prize

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Submitted by admin on 7. May 2019 - 12:55

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Biodiversity is in Crisis
Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’
Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’
‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature
Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good
1,000,000 species threatened with extinction

The headlines are frightening but true

IEF in the Netherlands

Submitted by admin on 25. April 2019 - 17:00

IEF in the Netherlands

The International Environment Forum organized a lecture at Wageningen University in the Netherlands on 24 April 2019 with IEF President Arthur Dahl speaking on "Global Governance for the 21st Century". The lecture was arranged by Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, who teaches at the university, and who also held a seminar on science and religion, and organized a workshop on quantifying the unquantifiable looking at how to measure people's relationship to nature and biodiversity.

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