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Marc Shargel

Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Art | Conservation | Marine Biology

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Wonders of the Sea

Marc Shargel, who spoke at the Aquarium on June 28, 2011, has been diving along the California coast since 1978. He has been working as a professional marine life photographer for over twenty years. A longtime advocate for the adoption of marine reserves, Shargel served on the state's official advisory body, helping to select sites for marine protected areas along the southern central coast.

Audio Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 2:58

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Janna Shackeroff

Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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NOAA’s International Conservation Programs

Janna Shackeroff, who spoke at the Aquarium on July 13, 2011, is the international coordinator for the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, based in Silver Spring, Maryland. A Seal Beach native, she earned her Ph.D. in marine ecology and anthropology at Duke University in 2008, then began working for NOAA at a marine protected area in Hawaii. In 2010 the journal "Science" recognized Shackeroff as one of four emerging leaders in marine conservation.

Audio Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 2:42

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Juliet Eilperin

Animal Information | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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Demon Fish: A Cultural History of Sharks

Juliet Eilperin, who spoke at the Aquarium about sharks on July 27, 2011, joined The Washington Post in 1998 as its House of Representatives reporter. Since 2004 she has served as the Post’s national environmental reporter, reporting on science, policy, and politics in areas including climate change, oceans, and air quality.

Audio Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 3:52

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Animal Care Series: Giving Marine Animals Annual Exams Learn how Aquarium Veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams closely monitors the health of the Aquariums 12,000 animals.

Audio Posted: April 11, 2011 | Running time: 1:49

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Seaweed: Nuisance or Gift?  buttonLink

Yucky, stinky seaweed everywhere! We often think of seaweed as a nuisance on our beaches. In fact, it’s not just fish that need it, we do too! Discover the amazing story of seaweed!

Audio Posted: April 5, 2011 | Running time: 1:48

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Performing Surgery on a Fish  buttonLink

Animal Care Series: Just how do you perform surgery on a fish?

Did you know that staff veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams has performed surgery on dozens of Aquarium fish? Learn the methods employed for this unique surgical patient.

Audio Posted: November 21, 2010 | Running time: 1:31

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David Helvarg

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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Saved by the Sea - A Love Story With Fish

David Helvarg is president of the Blue Frontier Campaign and the author of five books: The War Against the Greens, Blue Frontier, 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, Rescue Warriors, and Saved by the Sea. An award-winning journalist, he produced more than 40 broadcast documentaries for PBS, The Discovery Channel, and others.

Audio Posted: November 14, 2010 | Running time: 3:22

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Animal Care Series: Learn how we identify and care for sick fish.

Fish can become under the weather too! Learn how staff Veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams identifies and cares for sick fish.

Audio Posted: November 12, 2010 | Running time: 1:33

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Patricia Conrad

Conservation Issues | Educational | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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One Health Approach to Otters and the Ocean

Dr. Conrad is the professor of parasitology at the University of California, Davis, school of veterinary medicine. She is the recipient of several teaching and research awards and has written over 170 scientific publications. Involved with sea otter research since 1998, she directed the development of methods to detect, isolate, and unravel the life history of parasites that kill sea otters.

Audio Posted: October 21, 2010 | Running time: 3:44

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Eli Kintisch

Guest Speakers | Business | Marine Biology

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The Dawn of the Age of Geoengineering

Eli Kintisch is a reporter for Science magazine, and has also written for Slate, Discover, MIT Technology Review and The New Republic. His reporting on geoengineering has included stories on Bill Gates funding planet-hacking research, DARPA exploring the idea, and a week-long historic meeting in 2010 to begin to draft voluntary rules on the concept. His new book, Hack the Planet, taps such first-hand experiences to draw a thorough portrait of this emerging field.

Audio Posted: September 20, 2010 | Running time: 3:58

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Dr. Lance Adams

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Caring for the Aquarium’s Animals

Lance Adams has served as the staff Veterinarian at the Aquarium of the Pacific since 2001. He earned his BS degree in animal science from Cal Poly Pomona and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. His primary focus is to help keep the animals at the aquarium healthy from day to day and recommend animal care and preventative medicine practices for new species and exhibits.

Audio Posted: September 17, 2010 | Running time: 4:09

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Restoring Our Giant Kelp Forests  buttonLink

How we can recover these declining habitats

Efforts in restoration are showing positive results for our giant kelp forests. Learn why and how it's done.

Audio Posted: September 16, 2010 | Running time: 1:37

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The Quarantine Process  buttonLink

Animal Care Series: Learn how we introduce new animals to existing displays.

New animals that come to the Aquarium of the Pacific are quarantined and examined by the aquariums veterinarian before they are introduced to animals already on display.

Audio Posted: August 18, 2010 | Running time: 1:33

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