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Conflict, climate change and mining: Lessons from Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan and beyond

“Conflict, climate change and mining: Lessons from Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan and beyond” will be presented by Casey Bartrem, PhD, executive director of the TerraGraphics International Foundation and senior fellow of the Norwich University Center for Global Resilience and Security. Watch this seminar, live or recorded, on the CPHHS website.

Dr. Casey Bartrem is Executive Director and Environmental Scientist at TerraGraphics International Foundation (TIFO), an international non-governmental organization that provides assistance to mining and recycling communities in low and middle-income countries to address environmental pollution. Her primary areas of work/research include environmental health and risk assessment. Since 2010, she has occupied a key leadership role in the Zamfara Emergency Environmental Response Project, which was recognized by the United Nations in 2011 with their Green Star Award. Dr. Bartrem’s Ph.D. research focused on assessing environmental heavy metal exposures experienced by vulnerable artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities in Northern Nigeria during the lead poisoning outbreak.

 

Friday, April 30 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lecture or Presentation

Event Topic

Health and Well-being, Research

Audience

Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student, Alumni, Industry Partner, Online

Website

https://health.oregonstate.edu/seminar

Organization
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Contact Name

Marie Harvey

Contact Email

marie.harvey@oregonstate.edu

Contact Phone

541-737-3836

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