Please join the webinar "The Intersection of Biodiversity and Renewable Energy in the Arctic" on June 14th, at 12:00 p.m. EST, organized by the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (Iceland) and Women in Renewable Energy (Canada).

The second session in this series will explore the impact of renewable energy projects on biodiversity in the Arctic.

Global warming due to climate change is heavily influencing biodiversity in the Arctic, as ecosystems and wildlife are negatively impacted. This webinar will explore which role renewable energy plays in protecting biodiversity in the Arctic.


Wednesday 14th June 2022 12:00 – 12:50 EST (16:00 – 16:50 GMT)



Confirmed speakers

Moderator: Aaron Cooke - Strategic Partnership Lead at NREL's Alaska Campus

  • Tonje Margrete Winsnes Johansen - Advisor, Arctic and Environmental Unit
  • Eli Enns - Founder of the Naa'Waya'Sum Coastal Indigenous Gardens, President and CEO, IISAAK OLAM Foundation, President and Chain, CCIUCN
  • Kári Fannar Lárusson - Program Manager at CAFF

Closing remarks: Snorri Sigurðsson - Head of Division of Nature Protection at the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Representative of Iceland to CAFF

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