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2005 Pacific Rim Forum


Pacific Rim Overview

Session 1

Welcome to Conference
by John Pugh

The Role of Scholars in Environmental Issues
by Dan OíNeil

The Five Domains of Sustainability
by Cecil Steward

Timber and the Pacific Rim
by Rick Harris

Russian and Alaskan Economic Modeling
by John Tichotsky

Recorded March 31, 2005
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2005 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 2 hours, 33 minutes

 


State of the Environment

Session 2

Climate Change and the Arctic
by Brenden Kelly

Climate Change and the Hydrologic Cycle: An Alaskan Perspective
by Eran Hood

The North Slope: Nature, Oil and Ice
by Bill Streever

Overview of Environmental Philosophy
David Rothenberg

Recorded March 31, 2005
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2005 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 38 minutes

 


Cultural Perspectives on Economy and Nature

Session 3

The Challenge of Sustainability from the Local to the Global
by Fran Ulmer

International Trafficking of Women and Girls into the U.S.
by Dr. Leslie Wolfe

Poverty, Environmental Degradation, and Conflict
by Joshua Tabah

Contemporary Russian Economy and the Challenge of Management
by Dr. Victor Belkin

Recorded April 1, 2005
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2005 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 2 hour, 12 minutes

 


Art, Environment, and the Economy

Session 4

Deconstruction versus Demolition: A Green Alternative
by Sharon Kuska

From Pastoral to Wilderness: Literary Perspectives on Nature
by Nina Chordas

Art and Local Economies
by PJ Paparelli

Art and Nature: Why Birds Sing
by David Rothenberg

Recorded April 1, 2005
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2005 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes

 


Approaches to Economic Development

Session 7

The Cruise Ship Industry in Alaska
by John Shively

The Evolution of Cruise Ship Tourism in S.E.Alaska from Gilded Age to the Present
by Mike Dunning

Community and Nature
by Gregory Heming

Value of Alaskaís National Resource System
by Ashley Ahrens

Recorded April 2, 2005
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2005 University of Alaska Southeast

 

 
 

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