'Environmentalism: Retrospect and Prospect' symposium to be held in Woods Hole on June 3

05/10/05

Five of the nation's most vigorous participants in science and public affairs will address the future of environmentalism on Friday, June 3, at the Woods Hole Research Center. Paul R. Ehrlich, Sandra Steingraber, J. G. Speth, John P. Holdren and George M. Woodwell will participate in the discussion.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Center's celebration of its twentieth anniversary. Seating is limited, and registration is required. For more information, contact Elizabeth Braun at 508-548-9375, x. 109

The Woods Hole Research Center is dedicated to science, education and public policy for a habitable Earth. Center staff seek to conserve and sustain forests, soils, water, and energy by demonstrating their value to human health and economic prosperity.

The Woods Hole Research Center has initiatives in the Amazon, the Arctic, Africa, Russia, Boreal North America, the Mid-Atlantic, New England and Cape Cod. Center programs focus on the global carbon cycle, forest function, landcover/land use, water cycles and chemicals in the environment, science in public affairs, and education, providing primary data and enabling better appraisals of the trends in forests that influence their role in the global carbon budget. Center staff work locally and regionally, assisting communities with resource management, and internationally, promoting policies that stabilize climate and protect the integrity of the global environment.

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