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Cynthia Trapp has joined UMIAQ, LLC as an Associate Scientist in the Environmental Department. Cynthia has over sixteen years of experience in the petroleum industry with expertise in emergency response and management, regulatory compliance and stakeholder engagement. She has gained valuable first-hand experience in responding to numerous and varied petroleum industry incidents, and has directly participated in both corporate emergency response operations, as well as field based response activities.Read More
The Arctic Sounder | August 15th 1:30 pm | By Jillian Rogers
With the recent barrage of sometimes-bizarre, often-overwrought Alaska-based reality television shows, comes a breath of fresh, Arctic air.
A new documentary is in the works by acclaimed Swiss director Nick Brandestini called "Children of the Arctic." The full-length film looks mostly at life in Barrow, through the eyes of Inupiaq teenagers, with a focus on whaling and subsistence living.
After his first documentary "Darwin" — named for a town (pop. 35) in Death Valley, Calif. — was released a few years back, Brandestini, 39, was looking for his next project. He was invited to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, for a screening of "Darwin."
And while he couldn't make the trek north for the film festival, he was intrigued by invitations emblazoned with happy, parka-clad visitors on dog teams surrounded by snowy peaks and northern lights. He knew soon after that his next project would focus on the Arctic, he said from Zurich last week.Read More