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Our CEO, Dr. Robert K. Pelant, a veterinarian with global experience in human/animal health and welfare, integrated animal agriculture, sustainable development and ecological restoration has spoken throughout the world and is available to speak to your group.

PRI Trustees, staff and volunteers may also be available to speak upon request. 

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(360) 678-5586

Robert K. Pelant, DVM

Dr. Pelant is the founding director of the Pacific Rim Institute (PRI). Robert spent most of his professional life as a veterinarian working on human and animal health and welfare, sustainable development and ecological restoration.  He has worked with national governments as well as bonded laborers and indigenous tribes on four continents including: China, Nicaragua, Viet Nam, Peru, Mongolia, Uganda, Nepal, Laos and Thailand. He has a strong desire to connect culture and community with local ecology.  It is this vision that feeds life into the Pacific Rim Institute - the work of reconciling relationships between our Creator, humans and the natural world.