Katarina Graves was born and raised near the Rocky Mountains in Alberta and has lived and worked across the country, including in Banff and Toronto. She has degrees in Urban Geography, Energy Management and Environmental Planning and has conducted research on issues such as human-wildlife coexistence, and the vulnerability of Indigenous communities in Canada to climate change induced natural disasters. Katarina is passionate about transforming the places we live into equitable, sustainable and resilient communities through evidence-based policy and planning. When her nose isn’t in a book, she can be found on the trail or in the water.
“If our species does not survive the ecological crisis, it will probably be due to our failure… to work out new ways to live with the earth… We will go on in a different mode of humanity, or not at all.”