Wonders of the High Arctic in a Changing Climate – 13 January 2011 at NVIT

Dr. Alan Burger is a resident of the Merritt area, president of the Nicola Naturalist Society and an Associate Professor (Adjunct) in Biology at the University of Victoria.  He regularly visits the High Arctic (Svalbard, east Greenland and Iceland) working as a biologist, lecturer and photographer with Aurora Expeditions. Alan has worked on seabirds and marine biology in many parts of the world. With many dramatic photos this presentation explores the wildlife, wildflowers and landscape of the Arctic, touching on the effects already evident of rapid climate change.

Polar bear female and cubs on pack-ice near Greenland (Photo: Alan Burger)

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