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UF Environmental Conference

Feb 01, 2020 02:58PM ● By Sheila Mahan

The 26th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference will take place from February 6 through 8 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, featuring three days of workshops and panel discussions. The topic is The Rights of Nature: Defending our Biosphere, with keynote speakers: Dr. Pam Soltis, distinguished professor and curator of the Florida Museum of Natural History; Dr. Doug Soltis, director of the University of Florida Biodiversity Institute; and Thomas Linzey.

 

Other speakers include Dr. Leslie Thiele, professor of political science and director of sustainability studies at the University of Florida; Erin Daly, professor of law at Delaware law school; and Steven Wise, founder of the Nonhuman Rights Project.

 

Location: 309 Village Dr., Gainesville. Register at ufpiec.org.