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February 2017

Seafood: Good for You, Good for the Planet
February 21, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Linda Cornish & Rick Moonen

Linda Cornish and Rick Moonen will discuss seafood’s role in human and environmental health and share tips for sourcing and preparing healthy seafood.

The Well-Tempered City
February 24, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jonathan Rose

Jonathan Rose will discuss and sign copies of his book, The Well-Tempered City, in which he identifies five key characteristics that are necessary for cities to thrive.

Teen Science Cafe
February 26, 2017 6:30 PM—8:30 PM

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Learn. Eat. Hang out.

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Teen Science Café will be presenting an event for high school and middle school students where they can learn from a real scientist about the animals living off of our coast.

March 2017

Wild Orcas: A Summer in the San Juan Islands
March 2, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kera Mathes spent the summer of 2016 at the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest photographing whales and other wildlife as a naturalist.

Aquatic Academy
March 7, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Can We Make our Coastal Cities Resilient to Climate Change or Are They Doomed?

What aspects of climate change will have the greatest impact on sustainability of Southern California’s coastal cities? Which cities are at the greatest risk with sea level rise and coastal flooding? Why do cities matter in pursuing sustainability?

Sad Serendipity: Shipwrecks On and Around the Palos Verdes Peninsula
March 9, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Patrick Smith

Captain Patrick Smith returns to share stories of cargo ships, ferry boats, passenger liners, and ex-Civil War military vessels that all met their end in the waters around the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Aquatic Academy
March 14, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Can We Make our Coastal Cities Resilient to Climate Change or Are They Doomed?

What aspects of climate change will have the greatest impact on sustainability of Southern California’s coastal cities? Which cities are at the greatest risk with sea level rise and coastal flooding? Why do cities matter in pursuing sustainability?

Climate Change and Ecosystems of the Gulf of Maine: What Does the Future Hold?
March 15, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Andrew Pershing

Andrew Pershing will discuss his research, which focuses on the causes and consequences of changing conditions in the Gulf of Maine.

Aquatic Academy
March 21, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Can We Make our Coastal Cities Resilient to Climate Change or Are They Doomed?

What aspects of climate change will have the greatest impact on sustainability of Southern California’s coastal cities? Which cities are at the greatest risk with sea level rise and coastal flooding? Why do cities matter in pursuing sustainability?

Wetlands in a Time of Change
March 22, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Christine Whitcraft

Christine Whitcraft will discuss how human activities, including development and climate change, impact salt marshes and how we can successfully protect and restore these valuable ecosystems in the future.

Aquatic Academy
March 28, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Can We Make our Coastal Cities Resilient to Climate Change or Are They Doomed?

What aspects of climate change will have the greatest impact on sustainability of Southern California’s coastal cities? Which cities are at the greatest risk with sea level rise and coastal flooding? Why do cities matter in pursuing sustainability?

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