“Keepers of the Land” film was shown in Monaco during the “Students on Ice” Launch
Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry and also a representative of the of the UArctic EALAT Institute Anders Oskal within the partnership with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, gave a presentation with regard to the current situation and the rapid changes in reindeer herding areas of the Arctic experienced by this region.
The meeting was launched on 11th January at the Lycée Technique et Hôtelier of Monaco, in the presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince. During his presentation Anders shared a documentary called “The Keepers of the Land” with Prince Albert II of Monaco and with the audience which was mainly represented by the students from “Students On Ice” programme.
“Keepers of the Land” is a film by Philip Burgess from ICR that looks at the connection between reindeer herders, traditional knowledge, the conservation of biodiversity in the Arctic and sub Arctic. Featured are two Association of World Reindeer Herder projects, EALLIN and Nomadic Herders.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is a foundation which dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a global scale. The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations, in the fields of research and studies, technological innovation and socially-aware practices. The Foundation supports projects in three main geographical zones and focuses its efforts focus on three main areas.