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1st meeting 14th May 2022

 

Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

1st Meeting:  14th May 2022

 

 

11.20 a.m.    Introduction by Chairperson, Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin  [Speech]

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The Biodiversity Crisis

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11.30 a.m.    Video presentation by Professor Robert Watson  [Presentation] [Speech]

 

11.50 a.m.    Roundtable discussion (private session)

 

12.25 p.m.    Q & A with the Expert Advisory Group 

 

12.45 p.m.    Lunch

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Introducing Biodiversity in Ireland

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1.45 p.m.     This is Ireland 

 

1.50 p.m.     Introduction to the Biodiversity exercise, Dr Micheál Ó Cinneide  

Roundtable discussion (private session)

 

2.20 p.m.     Ireland’s Land Biodiversity

Dr. Ferdia Marnell, NPWS  [Presentation]

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Ireland’s Marine Biodiversity

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Prof. Tasman Crowe, UCD  [Presentation]

 

2.50 p.m.     What does Biodiversity do for us in Ireland?

Prof. Jane Stout, TCD  [Presentation]

 

3.05 p.m.     Q & A 

 

3.20 p.m.     Roundtable Discussion (private session)

3.50 p.m.     ‘Look at Nature Around You’ Ella McSweeney, RTE 

 

4 p.m.           Conclusion by Chairperson