Wingspread Conference on the Precautionary Principle

The Wingspread Conference on the Precautionary Principle was a three-day academic conference where the precautionary principle was defined. The January 1998 meeting took place at Wingspread , headquarters of the Johnson Foundation in Racine, Wisconsin , and involved 35 scientists , lawyers , policy makers and environmentalists from the United States, Canada and Europe. [1] [2] Continue reading “Wingspread Conference on the Precautionary Principle”

World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity as an Aid to their Survival

The World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity and Survival (WCBESCAS) is the world’s first conference on captive breeding . Started by the Fauna and Flora Preservation Society , Gerald Durrell , the first conference was held in 1972 at Jersey (the location of Durrell’s Jersey Zoo , one of the few zoos of the world practice captive breeding at that time). The conference provided a common scientific meeting ground for captive breeding issues for the first time. The conference has been held at: Continue reading “World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity as an Aid to their Survival”

World Ocean Conference

The World Ocean Conference 2009 ( WOC ) is an international conference to develop a common understanding and firm commitment to address the impact of climate change on the world’s oceans, and increase the understanding of the climate moderator . This conference includes diplomats and heads of state from a number of countries. It took place in May 2009 in Manado , Indonesia . [1] Its topic is the threat to various nations from rising oceans to global warming . [2] Continue reading “World Ocean Conference”

National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment

Each year, the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) agrees to a national conference that brings together over 1,000 scientific, educational, business, civil society, and government professionals from various fields to explore the connections between science and decision making. a particular high-profile environmental issue . Continue reading “National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment”

Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships

The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships , or Hong Kong Convention is a mulitateral convention adopted in 2009, which has not entered into force. The conference was created by 63 countries, and overseen by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is a specialist agency of the United Nations (UN). [1] Continue reading “Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships”

International Conference on Green Chemistry

The International IUPAC Conferences on Green Chemistry (ICGCs) brings together several hundred scientists, technologists, and experts from all over the world with the aim to exchange and disseminate new ideas, discoveries, and projects on green chemistry and a sustainable development . After mid-twentieth century, an angry general consensus acknowledges that these subjects play a unique role in mapping the way ahead for humankind progress. [1]Typical topics discussed in these IUPAC Conferences are: Continue reading “International Conference on Green Chemistry”