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Jens Wieting

Forest and Climate Campaigner, Sierra Club BC

Jens Wieting is Sierra Club British Columbia’s forest and climate campaigner. He works primarily on increasing protection for the Great Bear Rainforest and Clayoquot Sound, and to raise awareness about global warming impacts on ecosystems and species habitat. Prior to coming to Canada, Jens worked as a tropical forest campaigner for a German environmental organization, and for the German development co-operation in a rainforest conservation project in Nicaragua. He studied land-use planning at the Technische Universitaet Berlin.