Global Ecosystem
Week

NOVEMBER 10–14, 2014
http://cge.tiged.org/


Partner: TakingITGlobal
Show Host: Terry Godwaldt (TakingITGlobal)
Special Guests: Geoff York and Alysa McCall (Polar Bears International);
Dr. Stephen Petersen (Assiniboine Park Zoo/International Polar Bear Conservation Centre);
Dr. Jennifer Kay (University of Colorado)
Registration: Register here

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 10 a.m. CST
Connecting Ecosystems Around the WorldWhat do the rainforest and the tundra have in common? What are apex predators and where do they live? Explore the interconnectedness of the Arctic, how this compares to other ecosystems, and how one small change in the web can have serious consequences.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 12:30 p.m. CST
Marine Mammal Conservation and Education—(Zoo audience) How can captive marine mammals help educate the public about conservation efforts? Will viewing these animals really help people feel more connected to the wild and more likely to take action? Join our panel, which includes Stephen Petersen, head of conservation and research at Assiniboine Park Zoo, to discuss why zoos play such an important role in conservation.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1:00 p.m. CST
Canada’s IconCanada is home to two–thirds of the world’s polar bears. How do Canadians view polar bears, and what are we doing about their situation?

*Registration is encouraged but not required for the Tundra Connections webcasts. The Polar Bear Cam webcasts are shorter and more casual and don't require registration.