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  • February 14
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  • Bellingham

A Road Runs Through It: Tourism, Culture, and the Politics of Conservation

Tourism is often seen as a passive activity—something that simply adds value to already existing areas. But tourism is an industry that depends on specific notions of what “nature” and “wildlife” mean, what their value is, and how best to protect them. How does tourism shape the very meaning and value of a landscape? Who […]

  • When
  • 1:30 pm, Tuesday
    February 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Whatcom Community College, SYRE Student Center, Room 105
    237 W. Kellogg Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
  • February 14
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  • Seattle

H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World

It feels like not a day goes by without a story in the news that relates to some water issue. Whether it’s lead in schools, drought in California, or dwindling snowpack in Washington, water scarcity is a challenge that needs our attention—now. In this talk, participants learn about water scarcity and its effects both globally […]

  • When
  • 3:30 pm, Tuesday
    February 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Skyline CCRC Baker Room
    725 9th Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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