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Panel Discussion

Natural Capital

“Natural Capital is a concept that unites the economy and the environment as allies for a sustainable future.” (

“… the mastery of non-mastery: a mastering or endless perfecting of the art of conveying that there are some things that cannot – and should not – be mastered or captured.”
Shela Sheikh, Planting Seeds/The Fires of War: The Geopolitics of Seed Saving in Jumana Manna’s Wild Relatives

In the context of Jumana Manna’s current exhibition at The Douglas Hyde, Wild Relatives, this lively panel discussion with contributions from academics and artists will explore the concept of ‘natural capital’, and what this might mean for addressing climate change and pollution.

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