Glenn Sheehan & basc, Scientists Consulting with local guides

Video Shot in: 2022

Glenn Sheehan reflects on the value of gaining perspective by moving away from Utqiaġvik and experiencing life in different places. He describes the power and simplicity of living on the North Slope, and in the Arctic in general, where gradual changes in climate and the environment are observed. Glenn discusses the importance of scientists consulting with local communities and the positive impact this dialogue can have on research outcomes. He recounts a story of a researcher who embraced community input, leading to a successful and respectful research project.