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The Inuit: Today's Victims of Global Climate Change

Monday, November 4, 2013 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room 600 Lucinda Ave

Presentation by Carlos Velazquez, former director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs of the Southern Cherokee Nation.  

Within the last 10 years, the Inuit of Nunavut, Canada have been witness to drastic temperature changes, the disappearance of their food sources, the dangers of rising temperatures, and the impact melting ice has on their environment.

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Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability & Energy




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