Welcome to this forum for discussion and debate about cultural perspectives on biodiversity, the topic of a dedicated symposium & workshop in the Biodiversity: 2010 and Beyond Conference (Dunedin NZ, Nov. 2010)
NEWSFLASH: WE CONTINUE POST-CONFERENCE! Thanks to all that attended the workshop -To see highlights discussion, click on Highlights tab above. PLEASE everyone – whether you attended the conference/ symposium / workshop or not – take a minute to answer our survey! Did this process work or not?26 Dec 2010: The blog can now be found by outside search engines. Continued discussion is welcomed.
PREVIOUS BACKGROUND STATEMENT: Here are listed 8 different topics of discussion proposed by you, the prospective workshop participants. These will be discussed in the open-space workshop on 25 Nov, but for the next weeks we have the opportunity to initiate debate & dialogue in this on-line forum. Please contribute your thoughts by adding comments to any topic. Although we expect robust dialogue, please leave respectable remarks. It may be useful to include cross-reference to specific subjects of talks and posters that will be presented in the Symposium. (Click on the Cross-link tab above to access the abstracts for the Symposium.)
Let the dialogue begin!
Click on a topic to the right to be taken directly to the discussion page, or scroll down below to see the topics listed with their brief background rationale. If you would like to leave a comment on this blog/workshop process, click the Leave Comment link directly below.