Need an Expert? UN Biodiversity Conference - COP15

Media
Need an expert
Turtle swimming in ocean
Marcos Paulo Prado (Unsplash)
The UN Biodiversity Conference will convene governments from around the world in Montreal from December 7 to 19 to agree to a new set of goals for nature over the next decade through the Convention on Biological Diversity post-2020 framework process.

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

Full Professor, Biology Department, Faculty of Science

[email protected] 

Tel : 613-562-5800, extension 6749


Professor Blouin-Demers' expertise lies in:

  • reptiles and amphibians
  • laws and treaties protecting endangered species
  • biodiversity crisis
  • ecology and biology of conservation

 

Full Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, and University Research Chair in Macroecology and Conservation.

[email protected]

Professor Kerr is a global leader in biodiversity and conservation research and climate change. He is an award-winning communicator and the co-founder of leading citizen science programs, e-Butterfly and BumblebeeWatch. His contributions to biodiversity research have led to many awards, including election as a lifetime Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, and Institute of the Environment.

[email protected]
Tél : 613.568.5800, ext. 4497

Professor Reis' research interest is in environmental education, with a focus on the socio-scientific aspects of the Anthropocene.
 

Full Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, Faculty of Arts

[email protected]
Tél : 613.562.5800, ext 1057


Professor Gajewski can analyse biodiversity and the science behind it and themes such as global warming, climate change and biodiversity, ecological processes, plants and forests, environment and habitats.

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences. Faculty affiliate, Institute of the Environment.

[email protected]

Professor Bernard can provide analysis of the impact of energy and forest exploitation in Quebec.

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law – led by the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability – will be on-site in Montreal to participate and follow negotiations at COP15. Our law experts are available to discuss the following themes:

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section, and Co-Director of the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability at uOttawa.

[email protected]

Expertise: Genetic resources, traditional knowledge, Nagoya Protocol, access and benefit sharing.

 

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section

[email protected]

Expertise: Indigenous rights, water rights, traditional Indigenous law. 

 

Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section

[email protected]

Expertise: Climate change, economic measures available to protect the environment.

 

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section

[email protected]  

Expertise: Biodiversity and extractive industries, climate change.

 

Full Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section

[email protected]  

Expertise : Genetic resources, traditional knowledge, biotechnology.

 

Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section

[email protected]
 

Expertise: Food supply and agriculture.

 

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section

[email protected] 

Expertise: Food supply and agriculture.

 

Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section

[email protected] 

Expertise: Municipalities, environmental law

 

Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section

[email protected]

Expertise: Food supply, extractive industries.