Climate Change and Communities: An example from the Outer Hebrides

A Youtube Video, uploaded on Mar 20, 2012 by: CostAdapt.

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster, narrates this video on the problems facing local communities in the Outer Hebrides.

Featuring commentary by Joanne Ferguson – Scottish Natural Heritage; Cllr. Peter Carlin – Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eiriosgaigh agus Uibhist a Deas); and Huw Francis – Stòras Uibhist.

Filming and editing by Vincent O’Callaghan on behalf of the University of Ulster’s, School Of Media, Film & Journalism.

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