Media Advisory - New urban biodiversity digital platform to launch in Montreal

MONTREAL, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada and Concertation Montréal (CMTL) will unveil Biopolis, the first ever digital platform to pool expertise on urban biodiversity from scientists, academics and citizens.

What: Explore the platform and meet the people and ideas behind it. Plus cocktails and local hors d'oeuvres.
Who: David Miller, president and CEO of WWF-Canada, as well as a number of "Bioneers," the researchers, citizens and project leaders whose profiles and initiatives are highlighted on the platform.
When: Monday Dec. 5, 4-6 p.m. (presentation begins at 4:30 p.m.)
Where: Phi Centre, 407 Saint-Pierre St., Montreal

About World Wildlife Fund Canada
WWF-Canada creates solutions to the environmental challenges that matter most for Canadians. We work in places that are unique and ecologically important, so that nature, wildlife and people thrive together. Because we are all wildlife. For more information, visit

About Concertation Montréal
Concertation Montréal (CMTL) is a new non-profit organization started in January, 2015, borne from the will of elected officials and socio-economic partners of the island of Montreal to create a unique entity building on twenty years of regional consultations.   Concertation Montréal is recognized by the Agglomeration of Montreal as its privileged  partner for inter-sector cooperation and regional development.   Concertation Montréal has already engaged over one hundred and ten regional bodies and elected members, and more than one hundred and twenty five partners. It offers a central hub where emerging guidelines and courses of action to better develop the metropolis can be designed.


Image with caption: "Biopolis (CNW Group/WWF-Canada)". Image available at:

For further information: Information and RSVPs: Laurence Cayer-Desrosiers, Communications and Events Specialist, WWF-Canada, 514.394.1106,


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