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September 2016

DDT Wars: The 1972 DDT Ban and its Benefits
September 27, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Charles Wurster

Charles Wurster will discuss his book, DDT Wars, and the inside story it tells of the decade-long scientific, legal and strategic campaign that culminated in the national ban of the insecticide DDT in 1972.

October 2016

The Story of Seahorses: From Myth to Reality
October 5, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Helen Scales

Seahorses may be tiny and timid, but they are some of the most captivating of all the oceans’ inhabitants. For millennia, these curious creatures have wound their way into myths and stories, and for even longer they’ve lived extraordinary lives beneath the waves.

The Future of Food: Second Course with L.A. Kitchen and Homeboy Industries
October 7, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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L.A. Kitchen and Homeboy Industries

This ongoing series of talks hosted by former Los Angeles Times Food Editor and cookbook author Russ Parsons features experts representing different sectors of the American food system.

Swimming in the Age of Fishes: Art, Imagination, and the Unknowable
October 12, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Gail Wight

Artist Gail Wight will discuss how topics in biology like deep time, species diversity, extinction, and the forces of weather on habitat drive her studio practice.

The Future of Food: Second Course with Dock to Dish
October 14, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dock to Dish

This ongoing series of talks hosted by former Los Angeles Times Food Editor and cookbook author Russ Parsons features experts representing different sectors of the American food system.

Journey Through the Everglades
October 18, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mac Stone

Frequently working in swamps and wetlands of the southeastern U.S., conservation photographer Mac Stone will share images and stories from his book, Everglades: America’s Wetland.

The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Nature Works, and Why It Matters
October 27, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Sean Carroll

Dr. Sean Carroll will discuss the discovery of the “The Serengeti Rules,” the ecological rules that regulate the numbers and kinds of animals and plants in any given place and how they are being applied to restore some of the greatest wildernesses on the planet.

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