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Tuesday, September 29 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Live: The Last Ice - Premiere and Q&A

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LIVE Q&A at 3pm MDT with Enric Sala, Scott Ressler and Maatalii Okalik.
For centuries, Inuit in the Arctic have lived on and around the frozen ocean. Now, as climate change is rapidly melting the sea ice between Canada and Greenland, the outside world sees unprecedented opportunity. Oil and gas deposits, faster shipping routes, tourism, and fishing all provide financial incentive to exploit the newly opened waters. But for more than 100,000 Inuit, an entire way of life is at stake. Development here threatens to upset the delicate balance between their communities, land, and wildlife.
Divided by aggressive colonization and decades of hardship, Inuit in Canada and Greenland are once again coming together, fighting to protect what will remain of their world. The question is, will the world listen?

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Dr. Enric Sala

National Geographic Explorer in Residence | Founder, Pristine Seas
Dr. Enric Sala is a former university professor who saw himself writing the obituary of ocean life, and quit academia to become a full-time conservationist as a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. He founded and leads Pristine Seas, a project that combines exploration, research... Read More →
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Kalee Kreider

Chief Communications Officer to the National Geographic Society
Kalee Kreider has nearly thirty years of communications and policy experience specializing in the environment, technology, sustainability and politics. Currently, she serves as Chief Communications Officer to the National Geographic Society. Prior to that she worked for nearly seven... Read More →

Scott Ressler

In Scott Ressler’s first feature-length documentary, THE LAST ICE, we are introduced to two young Inuit who are fighting for their survival in the face of climate change. Ressler is no stranger to environmental stories and causes, having worked as a producer, director, cameraman... Read More →

Tuesday September 29, 2020 1:30pm - 3:30pm MDT