Workshop + seminar ecologist and film-maker dr. John D. Liu
John D. Liu, is a Chinese American film-maker and ecologist who for many years has been observing, documenting and communicating about large-scale ecosystem restoration. Some of you may know him from the documentary ‘Green Gold’ shown on the VPRO programme Tegenlicht. His documentaries and speeches contribute significantly to the global awareness among world leaders. For 3 years Liu was a senior research fellow at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Currently John D. Liu is the Ecosystem ambassador for the Commonland Foundation. In 2015 he was also named Visiting Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO). John’s published papers and films are collected at the following URL: https://knaw.academia.edu/
Before the lecture Mr. Liu will participate in an in-depth workshop (at 13:30) to discuss the implications of the knowledge that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale degraded landscapes and what the future may hold for academics and practitioners. To sign-up for this workshop, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org