Learning from the Octopus: Nature’s Lessons for Good Global Governance

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:30 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Canada
  • Rafe Sagarin
Jan 24

Rafe Sagarin explores some of nature’s secrets for adaptation and discusses what we can learn and how these lessons can be applied to how we in society respond to any unpredictable and global risks, from terrorism to climate change to volatile international relationships.

Rafe Sagarin is a marine ecologist and environmental policy analyst at the University of Arizona.  In both his science and policy work, Sagarin connects basic observations of nature to issues of broad societal interest, including conservation biology, protecting public trust resources, and making responses to terrorism and other unpredictable events more adaptable

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