oh and to those interested there is this the Russian’s are coming to Rupert! Lester Fri Feb 12th 7pm FREE
Join three visiting Russian scientists and a noted conservationist who have extensively studied LNG’s impacts. Their compelling presentation is highly relevant to Petronas’ Paci c Northwest LNG project proposed for Lelu Island near the mouth of the Skeena River.
This event is sponsored by Friends of Wild Salmon, Wild Salmon Centre, and the Kaien Island Elders. Admission is free.
Viktor Afanasev is a geomorphologist and is head of the Department of State Environment Expert Committee for Protection of Environment and Natural Resources in Sakhalin.
Alexander Vedenev is the Head of the Ocean Noise Laboratory, P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (SIO RAS), Moscow.
Aleksandr Shubin is a salmon ecologist living in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. He is also a researcher for the Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography Department.
Dmitry Lisitsyn is the Director of Sakhalin Environment Watch and lives in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Island.