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Environmental Events

 

-North America-

Urban Agriculture Workshop
August 30 - September 1, 2002
Goleta, California


This weekend workshop will provide training on how to acquire land, capitalize, set up, grow and market from a small-scale urban plot. Participants will come away with clear direction and a "tool kit" for how to begin.



Sedona EcoFest
September 20 - 22, 2002
Sedona, Arizona


During this third anniversary of the Sedona EcoFest, participants will learn about energy conservation, biodiversity, and renewable energy while listening to a great line-up of artists.



Rocky Mountain Summit: Sustaining Ecosystems and Their People
September 22 - 26, 2002
Whitefish, Montana


The UN General Assembly has declared 2002 the International Year of Mountains. (We're quite certain there has never been an International Year of Molehills, but we don't want to make a fuss.) The Rocky Mountain Summit will promote the wellbeing of mountain peoples and cultures, and the ecological significance of the mountain ecosystems.



ECOFEST2002
September 29, 2002
New York, New York


The East Coast's largest environmental event will feature the SEOTO Alternative Vehicle Parade, ECOFEST Environmental Conference, ECO-Fashion Show, Eco-exhibitors, two solar powered stages of entertainment and the ECOWALKATHON for Environmental Education.



Continental Bioregional Congress
October 7 to 13, 2002
Camp Wood, Kansas


The event will bring together 350 activists, scientists, environmentalists and others who are committed to societal change and environmental restoration.
The congress will facilitate leadership development, and empower and educate participants through workshops, full group plenary sessions, and council and committee meetings.



National conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists
October 10 - 13, 2002
Baltimore, Maryland


This conference, open to Society members and non-members alike, allows an opportunity to meet with environmental journalists, attend panel sessions, and join workshops designed to enhance writing skills and knowledge level of environmental issues. Emphasis is on improving quality and accuracy of environmental reporting.



Green Festival
November 9 - 10, 2002
San Francisco, California


During this event, the first in the series, Global Exchange hopes to build networks among green and fair trade companies, while exposing the general public to a wide range of economic alternatives, including green careers.



Sustainability Book Club
Second Wednesday of every month
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Eco-minded Minneapolitans (Minneapolissians? Minneapolites?) bring their Minneappetites to enjoy a tasty meal at Ecopolitan, a 100 percent organic vegan raw restaurant and eco-shop. Afterwards, the group discusses a pre-determined book with an ecological theme. RSVPs are a must.



-Africa-

World Summit on Sustainable Development
August 26 - September 4, 2002
Johannesburg, South Africa


It's been 10 years since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit 1992). Representatives from political, financial, corporate, and private interest groups from around the globe will converge in Johannesburg to assess progress on proposals and initiatives developed a decade ago.



Earth Summit (Rio +10)
September 2 - 11, 2002
Johannesburg, South Africa


The focus of this conference will be the implementation of Agenda 21, a blueprint for strategies to handle the major social, economic and environmental problems facing the planet. Topics include: globalization, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development, health, and finance.



-Europe-

Tourism and the Natural Environment
October 23 - 25, 2002
University of Brighton, Eastbourne


This symposium will explore the interrelationships between the environment, tourism, and recreation, with specific emphasis on the impact, management and planning issues associated with the use of the natural environment for tourism and recreation. Open to all concerned.



Do you have an environmental event you like to see listed here?
Send a brief description and all pertinent contact information to:

Audrey Webb, Associate Publisher Earth Island Journal
300 Broadway, Suite 28
San Francisco, CA 94133
FAX: (415) 788-7324
E-mail: audreywebb@earthisland.org
Event listings will be included at the discretion of Earth Island Journal staff.

   

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