Join us in conversation this Earth Day, as our expert panel share their perspectives on the impact of plastic on our planet and people

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Date and time

Mon, 22 Apr 2024 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM NZST


Members’ Lounge, Old Government House 24 Princes Street Auckland, Auckland 1010

Event Description

Earth Day 2024Planet + People v. Plastics: the consequences of our overreliance on plastic

Plastics are everywhere—on land, in the sea, in the air and in our bodies. What are the effects of this ubiquitous substance on our own health and the health of the animals and ecosystems?

Join Ngā Ara Whetū, the Centre for Climate, Biodiversity and Society, and Te Aka Mātauranga Matepukupuku, the Centre for Cancer Research, in the Members’ Lounge, Old Government House for a thought-provoking panel conversation this Earth Day. Our researcher panellists, who join us from a wide range of disciplines, are;

Dr Joel Rindelaub (Chemical Sciences)
Dr Samantha Ladewig (Marine Science)
Assoc. Professor Anne Gaskett (Biological Sciences)
Assoc. Professor George Laking (Medical Oncology, Manutaki Haumanu Māori of Te Aka)
Dr Manuel Vallee (Sociology)

Moderated by Dr Maria Armoudian (Co-Executive Director of Ngā Ara Whetū)

Refreshments will be provided; we look forward to seeing you there!


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