Ridgefield Library presents:
Moki Kokoris: Overview of the Arctic
Monday, July 11 @ 7:00pm
Main Program Room

Please join us as arctic explorer and educator Moki Kokoris gives us a fascinating overview of the Arctic which will include:
  • Her personal account of an expedition to the  North Pole
  • An introduction to the Arctic region
  • An atmospheric and optical phenomenon unique  to Polar regions
  • Science of sea ice, northern lights, climate change, ecology
  • Distinct animals of the Far North, their behavior and habitats
  • Indigenous cultures, traditional lifestyles and mythology
A visionary multidisciplinary educator, editor, writer and environmental advocate, Moki Kokoris is the founder of "90-north" - an outreach education program series that introduces audiences to topics relating to the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, covering all disciplines from Anthropology to Zoology.
Kokoris is also Director of the Wilderness Research Foundation, Visiting Speaker for the Arctic Research Consortium of the US and member of the Explore Foundation's World Explorers Bureau. She is the first woman of Ukrainian descent to reach the Geographic North Pole.

This program is part of our World Views Series. It is also part of the Library's Exercise Your Mind: READ Summer Reading Program that is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library.

Please register or call 203-438-2282 for more information.

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