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Living on Thin Ice
Date: 24th September 08
‘Living on Thin Ice’ lecture to support WWF’s climate change work and raise awareness of the plight of the polar bear‘Freeze Frame’... Living on Thin Ice, organised by Canon, will be held at the BFI IMAX www.bfi.org.uk in London on Wednesday 24th September 2008. It will feature Doug Allan and Sue Flood; specialist polar region wildlife filmmakers and photographers and contributors to The BBC Blue Planet and Planet Earth Series.
The lecture will provide an opportunity to view unique footage of life in the Arctic and see raw, up-close and personal videos and images of the polar bear, taken by Doug and Sue. Attendees will also hear first hand from Doug and Sue about the effects of climate change on the plight of the polar bear and be given the opportunity to ask them about their experiences and the challenges they faced taking images in such an environment. You will also hear WWF's Emily Lewis-Brown talk about how WWF is tackling the impact of climate change on the oceans, particularly in the Arctic.
All proceeds raised through ticket sales will be donated to WWF to further support their climate change work.
Where: BFI IMAX, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, Waterloo, London, SE1 8XR www.bfi.org.ukDate: Wednesday 24th September 2008
Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm - Lecture begins at 6:30pm
Cost: Adults: £17.50; Children under 16: £10.00 (Including one complimentary drink. Tickets are non-refundable)
Please note: Tickets for the event are being sold by Cameras Underwater, an internet retailer of Canon products, which is also providing some fantastic prizes to support the event. Ticket sales will close 14 days before the event. Tickets are subject to limited availability and are non refundable.
To purchase tickets or for further information about the evening please visit: www.canon.co.uk/livingonthinice