Feature Interview: Canada hosts international Polar conference

NORWAY, Ny-Alesund : A picture taken on June 4, 2010 shows the scientists base of Ny-Alesund, Norway. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU Over two thousand scientists from around the world will come together at the International Polar Year 2012 Conference in Montreal, Canada this week to discuss the challenges facing the Arctic and the Antarctic.

The Montreal conference is expected to be one of the largest and most important scientific conferences for polar science and climate change impact and adaptation. On Radio Canada International’s The Link, host Marc Montgomery speaks with Peter Harrison, Chair of the 2012 IPY Conference.

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Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International

With a passion for anything antique with an engine, and for Canadian and world history, Marc comes with a wealth of media experience. After DJ work at private radio in southern Ontario, and with experience in Canadian Forces radio and tv in Europe, the state broadcaster in Austria (Radio 3), and the CBC in Ottawa and Montreal, he was the host of the immensely popular CBC and RCI show, "The Link". He is now part of the new RCI online team producing stories from and about Canada from coast to coast.

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