The Effects of Earth’s Health on Human Health
Earth has a fever, and her health is declining. This is having profound effects on human health and welfare, from increases in infectious diseases, to extreme heat waves to failing crops. In the Aquarium’s spring Aquatic Academy course, we will explore with top experts how human health will be affected by Earth’s declining health and what can be done.
|Experts and Topics|
|Session 1 |
Wednesday, March 4
Anthony Barnosky, Professor, Stanford University.
Dr. Jonathan Patz, Professor and Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin
|Session 2 |
Wednesday, March 11
Jennifer Vanos, Assistant Professor & Senior Sustainability Scientist, School of Sustainability and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University
Miriam Marlier, Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Change in the Environmental Health Sciences Department at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
|Session 3 |
Wednesday, March 18
Bill Ball, Professor, Johns Hopkins University and Director of the Chesapeake Bay Consortium
Alan Barreca, Associate Professor, UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
|Session 4 |
Wednesday, March 25
Cindy L. Parker, Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Stephen and Brenda Olson
- Ralph and Hazel Osborn and Lois J. Roork Charitable Trust