Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch delivers the keynote speech opening the Wang Symposium, "Our Thirsty Planet", at PLU on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Maude Barlow on stage in Lagerquist Hall.
Maude Barlow takes questions.
Crowd listening to Maude Barlow in Lagerquist Hall.
Audience questions for Maude Barlow.
Maude Barlow shares a laugh with Wand Center Executive Director Neal Sobania.
Maude Barlow hugs a fan after autographing a book.
Maude Barlow prepares to autograph a book at a reception following the opening of the symposium.
Maude Barlow at a reception following her speech.
Maude Barlow talks with students.
A line forms as Maude Barlow greets people after her speech.
Jeanette Dorner '94, Ecosystem and Salmon Recovery Director, Puget Sound Partnership, during her presentation.
Jeanette Dorner '94
Jeanette Dorner '94,framed by a slide showing the life-cycle of a salmon.
Rick McKenney, Executive Director, Water for Humans, speaks about water issues in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Rick McKenney answers questions.
Terje Tvedt, Professor of History, University of Olso and Professor in Geography, University of Bergan, Norway.
Audience in the University Center to hear Terje Tvedt giving the Thor Heyerdahl International Speech.
Terje Tvedt silhouetted against the water documentary he produced while showing a clip during his presentation.
Terje Tvedt meets one-on-one after his speech.
Rahanna Juman, Marine Ecologist, Institute of Marine Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago, adresses water issues on small island.
Dean Butterworth, US Park Ranger, Olympic National Park, speaks about the removal of the Elwha River damns and the impact they had in the ecosystem.
Benjamin Mapani, senior Lecturer and Reseacher, Department of Geology, University of Nambia, talks about the challenges of water needs in an arid region.
Benjamin Mapani uses two glasses of water to demonstrate how water testing is done.
Audience listening to Benjamin Mapani.
Karissa Bryant '03, introducing Sister Helen Puwein, Head of Scholl, Bellefonte Community College, India.
Sister Helen Puwein speaks to the role of the social role women and water in India.
Sister Helen Puwein talks with a exhibitor showing water filtration systems.
Willy Ostreng, Senior Researcher, Oceans Future, Vice-Presidendt, Norwegian Academy of Polar Research, Norway, adresses the shipping water routes.
Willy Ostreng in front of a slide showing the projected summer and winter ice coverage in the Arctic.
Robert Stivers, Prefessor Emertis of Religion PLU, talks of water allocation the the Western United States.
Sister Helen Puwein India, talks with a group gathered at 208 Garfield after the Wang Symposium.