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MUN: Coastal Zone Canada Conference to host public talk July 15

Press Release

July 12, 2018

The Coastal Zone Canada Association is kicking off its 2018 conference with a public talk by Ms. Sheila Watt-Cloutier, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate, author, past international chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

Her public talk takes place on Sunday, July 15, 7 – 8 p.m. in the Avalon Ballroom of the Delta Hotel. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online or at the door. All are welcome. Following the talk, a social will be held in the same room.

The Coastal Zone Canada Conference, themed “Seeking practical solutions to real issues: Communities adapting to a changing world,” takes place July 15 – 19 on Memorial University’s St. John’s campus, with some events at the Delta Hotel.

Coastal areas are extremely dynamic environments and require almost constant adaptation and resilience from coastal communities. The conference will examine how these changes can be viewed as benefits and opportunities, rather than as threats. For more details, visit the conference program.

The Coastal Zone Canada Association is a nationally incorporated, non-profit society of coastal zone management professionals committed to promoting integrated coastal zone management practices in Canada and abroad.

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For more information, please contact Keith Mercer, chair, 2018 Coastal Zone Canada Conference, at 709-697-4491, 709-778-0608 or [email protected]


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