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Canadian-American Center

CanAm Lecture: Geoff Cunfer, “Energy Markets and the Collapse of the Northern Plains Bison”

FFA Room, Memorial Union, UMaine Orono campus China Road, Orono, ME, United States

LUNCH PROVIDED. Bison decline in the Southern Plains is a famous story in American environmental history. Herds were also decimated on the Canadian prairies, but the causes were quite different. This presentation will contrast the free-for-all petty capitalist markets for bison products in the United States with the monopoly corporate market run by Canada’s Hudson’s […]