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I thought I would alert you to the following:

Earthwatch Debate: Irreplaceable – the World’s Most Invaluable Species

Thursday 20th November, 7.00pm-9.00pm, at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR.

The ever-popular and thought-provoking Earthwatch Debate this year focuses on the world’s most irreplaceable species – choose between bees, bats, fungi, plankton and primates (but not man!), championed by leaders in their field.

Chair - Andrea Catherwood, TV broadcaster & independent film producer

Our speakers for the evening

Bats - Dr. Kate Jones, the Zoological Society of London

Bees - Dr. George McGavin, Honorary Research Associate, Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Fungi - Prof. Lynne Boddy, Cardiff School of Biosciences

Plankton - Prof. David Thomas, School of Ocean Sciences, University of Bangor

Primates - Ian Redmond OBE, Chairman of the Ape Alliance

Doors open at 6.00pm (cash bar); debate to be followed by a second cash bar, 9.00-9.30pm.

Entrance free to Earthwatch supporters; otherwise a small donation will be requested on the door. Optional buffet supper, 9.00-10.30 – supper tickets £25.00

For tickets and more information, please contact the Earthwatch Europe Events Department on (01865) 318856; events@earthwatch.org.uk


I would be very grateful if you circulated details to colleagues and contacts.

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