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May 2017

Might As Well Go Surfing: Biomass Utilization in a World with Oil at $50 a Barrel
May 2, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Robert Pomeroy

Robert Pomeroy will discuss the ongoing research and outreach in algae biofuels and introduce our pivot to biopolymers.

Teen Science Cafe
May 6, 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.

The Physics of Mudskippers and Other Land Locomotors
May 17, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Daniel Goldman

Daniel Goldman was the lead author of a study published recently that investigated how aquatic animals transitioned to dry land millions of years ago.

Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?
May 25, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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The Conservation Science, Economics and Operations of Aquaculture

Panelists will discuss a recent study by conservation scientists at University of California, Santa Barbara, on the economics and sustainability of offshore aquaculture, how aquaculture could serve the restaurant industry, and the details of running an aquaculture operation.

Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
May 30, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jonathan White

Writer, sailor, and marine conservationist Jonathan White will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean.

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