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Invaders of the Lost Plant

Please there are three steps to climb to access the venue, no ramp is available
Past event - 2019
22 May Doors 7pm
Event 7:30-9:30pm
Ernest, 1 Boyd St,
Newcastle NE2 1AP
Without plant life, any form of life outside of the Earth’s oceans would be nearly impossible, especially for complex creatures like humans. Discover the surprising challenges of our flora and how the plants are fighting back!

Plant biodiversity is under threat: why should we care

Prof William Willats (School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University)
Plant diversity is under unprecedented pressure. Many species have already been lost and more are under severe threat of extinction and this has serious and far-reaching environmental implications. Loss of diversity also diminishes the repertoire of vital and sustainable products provided by the plant kingdom including foods, medicines, materials, and fuel. This talk will explore the evolutionary and manmade drivers of plant diversity, and discuss the reason why that diversity is diminishing.
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Exposed: Everything you need to know about foreign invaders

Dr Martyn Kurr (Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University)
Dr Martyn Kurr is a marine biologist from Newcastle University, who specialises in invasive species. In this interactive talk, Martyn aims to change your perspectives on these much-maligned animals, plants, and algae. Martyn will explore the past, present, and future of non-natives in a series of surprising case-studies and unexpected revelations that will change the way you look at them forever.
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