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April 2018

Talk – From Rights to Resilience: The Social Justice Dimensions of a Melting Environment

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Speaker: Anne Henshaw, PhD, Oak Foundation In the mainstream media, images of polar bears perched on pans of melting ice continue to be emblematic of climate change and its immediate threats. While visually effective, do polar bears serve as an appropriate symbol for highlighting vulnerability and adaptive capacity to climate change, especially for the 400,000 Indigenous Peoples who call the region home? As the multi-year sea ice continues to show remarkable decline and the ocean becomes more accessible, communities face…

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May 2018

Panel – From Common Lands to Second Nature

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bangor Room, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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From Common Lands to Second Nature: The Scholarship of Richard W. Judd and the Future of Environmental History For more information contact Eileen Palmer eileen.palmer@maine.edu)

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