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August 2015

Green Chemistry in the Water Quality Laboratory
August 4, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Karen Tuttle Stearns

Karen Tuttle Stearns will discuss the purpose and need for the Aquarium’s water quality laboratory and the green chemistry practices employed there.

Saving the World’s Most-Endangered Marine Mammal—the Vaquita
August 13, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Panel Discussion

Learn more about the world’s most-endangered marine mammal, the vaquita, and how efforts to save it may result in solutions to fisheries issues around the world.

The Aquarium’s Sea Jellies
August 18, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Nate Jaros

Assistant Curator Nate Jaros will share how Aquarium staff members obtain, feed, transport, and culture sea jellies.

Trouble and Hope in an Ocean Paradise
August 20, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Greg Stone & Christine Greene

Greg Stone and Christine Greene will discuss the Pacific Oceanscape, an initiative by sixteen island nations to conserve and manage a vast area of ocean.

Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel
August 25, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Carl Safina

Author Carl Safina will discuss the similarities and differences between the ways humans and animals think.

September 2015

Jelly Blooms
September 10, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Richard Brodeur

Rick Brodeur from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Newport, Oregon, will discuss jelly blooms and their effects on the ocean, ecosystems, and food webs.

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