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Political Economy of Extinction

May 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Part of the The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and the UBC Emeritus College lecture series

Political Economy of Extinction and Biodiversity Loss
Dr. Jessica Dempsey, Geography  (2018 Wall Scholar)
Dr. Rashid Sumaila, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
Dr. Louise Teh, Research Associate, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Audrey Irvine-Broque, Graduate Student, Geography

In this session, members of the UBC community will deliver short presentations on the political economy of biodiversity loss with a focus on underlying drivers of biodiversity loss, species decline, overfishing and harmful fishing subsidies. Discussion will follow.