Entertainment

Local explorer shows expedition documentary in Fernie

Sunday January 22nd 7:30 at the Arts Station

Join Bernice Notenboom, explorer, climate journalist and her team on their kayak expedition to Timbuktu in Mali, Africa. Their 750 km journey on the Bani and Niger Rivers tells the story of local tribes - Fulani, Bozo, Tuareg - surviving a rapidly changing climate and their own adaptation methods to a less predictable future. Follow their 2 month long journey as they paddle the bloodline of the Sahel in one of the harshest environments in the world.

THE NIGER: A RIVER UNDER SIEGE a first rate adventure and irresistible journey of exploration into resilience, adaptation and optimism of visionary farmers, fishermen and herders who are preparing for a more extreme climate.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Community Events, July 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jul 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.