Eco-Talkers is dedicated to bringing environmental issues of today and possible solutions to as many people as possible via Public Speakers focusing on Climate Change, Managing the Waters of The World, Pollution Solutions and how to create a more sustainable world for all.
We thoroughly understand that through education to understand the problems and knowledge of possible ways to improve situations on a communal, national and international basis, we can all pitch in to do our part.
Our featured speaker, Mark Terry, Ph.D, teaches at York University, and also lectures at Ryerson University in Toronto. He also is an Associate Chair at UNESCO in Reinoriented Eduation for Sustainablilty in 2020.
He’s addressed world leaders and delegates in conjuction with the at the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Congress at COP15 screenings of his film The Antarctica Challenge – A Global Warning in 2008 and The Polar Explorer in 2009. He also sat down with policymakers to draft new policy on subjects, including rising sea levels. Continuing his work with UNEP, Dr. Terry created a GIS map pinning jured videos created by students 19 to 30 years old that focus on envrionmental issues in their part of the world.
Dr. Terry authored the critically-acclaimed book called The Geo-Doc: Geomedia, Documentary Film, and Social Change, published by Palgrave Macmillan in February, 2020.
He is an experienced communicator on many subjects (climate change, polar regions, documentary film theory, commercial theatre, exploration and Hollywood musicals), speaking at many conferences on a variety of topics. Having worked in the entertainment industry before returning to school in 2014 to get his Master’s and Ph.D. Dr. Terry has had the opportunity to narrate several films, including We Stand On Guard, which he also produced and directed to commemorate 150 years of the Canadian military.
Students love his way of communicating and have recently nominated him for Professor of the Year at York University. He combines a facility with academic terms mixed with language that best reaches his targeted audience and makes complex thoughts easy to comprehend.