Arctic Futures

Canada will work with other nations to protect the vulnerable Arctic

October 28, 2018 • Alena Gerasimova

According to CISION, Arctic science and Indigenous knowledge key to making the Arctic more resilient

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2018 /CNW/ – The Arctic is the fastest warming place on Earth. Indigenous knowledge combined with Arctic research is essential to helping the government better understand how to protect northern regions against the impacts of climate change.

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Watch Helena Omma’s Presentation from Arctic Futures Symposium

October 17, 2013 • Philip Burgess

Hellena Omma at Arctic FuturesHelena Omma was a keynote speaker to the Arctic Futures symposium that was held in Brussels yesterday (October 16, 2013). The entire day was broadcast live on the web and we have captured her presentation and can share it with you here. Her presentation was entitled  ‘Reconciling land use conflicts with reindeer herding communities with economic development in the Arctic’. Besides introducing the audience to the world of reindeer herding, she discussed the ongoing situation facing herders in northern Sweden where extensive mining activities are planned on reindeer pastures and she also touched on the EALLIN project.

You can watch the video (17 minutes, in English) below.

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Arctic Futures Symposium: Live on Web Today. WRH Presenting

October 16, 2013 • Philip Burgess

IPFHelena Omma, vice chair of the Association of World Reindeer Herders is a keynote speaker at the Arctic Futures Symposium being held in Brussels today. The symposium is being organised by the International Polar Foundation.

Her talk is entitled ‘Reconciling land use conflicts with reindeer herding communities with economic development in the Arctic’

Watch live here
See full Programme here