Henry Huntington | Tuesday, 5 February 2013 - Monday, 11 February 2013

Date(s): 
5 February 2013 to 11 February 2013
Speaker: 
Henry Huntington

Henry Huntington of the Pew Environment Group traveled to the far reaches of Neryungri, Russia in early February. There he was busy interacting with many audiences including students and faculty of the Technical Institute (branch) of the North-Eastern Federal University, Neryungri state administrative authorities, the Neryungri Youth Parliament, and teaching staff and pupils of the Experimental Boarding School for indigenous peoples of Sakha Republic.

Titles of some of the presentations that Henry gave include: "Humans and the Arctic Environment: Changing Roles, Changing Research", "Peoples of the Arctic: Similarities and Differences", and "Oceans, Watersheds and People: Facts, Myths, and Realities". He also gave a presentation on the Pew Environmental Group, attended discussions on traditional ecological knowledge and contemporary research in the Arctic.