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The Global Eco-crisis: Diversity, Resilience and Adaptability by David Suzuki.

May 14th, 2014 at Chan Center

Over the past five centuries, a wave of immigrants to new lands came with a radically different sense of the land from the indigenous people. Land to them was opportunity, a commodity to be exploited, developed and sold. Over the past century, we have had the remarkable confluence of population growth, technological innovation, hyper-consumption and a globalized economy.
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The Global Eco-crisis: Diversity, Resilience and Adaptability

2014 Milton K. Wong Lecture Series by David Suzuki Date: May 14th, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm doors open, 7:00 pm lecture starts. Location: UBC Chan Center Presented by The Laurier Institution, UBC Continuing Studies and CBC Radio One Humans emerged in Africa 150,000 years ago when the plains were filled with animals in variety and abundance…

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