Carl Safina gives opening speech for BioSemana (Biology Week) at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, sponsored by the Luísa Pinho Sartori Institute, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, May 6, 2019. BioSemana is a weeklong event created and organized by students at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro to bring people to talk about different fields of biology, including conservation. Event runs Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10, 2019. Past speakers of the opening talk include Stuart Pimm, Gerardo Ceballos, Daniel Simberloff, Ullas Karanth and other prominent figures working in conservation biology.
Location: Centro de Ciências da Saúde – CCS / UFRJ, Av. Carlos Chagas Filho, 373, Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
More information and registration here: https://biosemana.wixsite.com/2019