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REF NO.: 149

SUBJECT: Memorial presents lecture: On Uncertain Ice: The Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

DATE: Jan. 11,2006

Wildlife biologist, Michael Goodyear will present a lecture at Memorial University titled, Uncertain Ice: The Polar Bears of Hudson Bay on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006 at 7 p.m. in the Inco Innovation Centre, Room 2001. Join him as he takes his audience on a visual journey to the far north to meet these polar bears and the other Arctic animals that survive in this unique ecosystem. Discover why these bears are some of the most studied in the world, and what they are telling us about the future of their Arctic habitat. Learn more about these magnificent creatures and the other marine inhabitants of Hudson Bay, including the beluga whale, ringed seal, marine birds, and fish.

Michael Goodyear is the executive director of the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, a non-profit research and education facility situated along the shores of historic Hudson Bay.

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For more information please contact Dr. David Natcher, Department of Anthropology. 737-6116 or dnatcher@mun.ca.

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