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Lecture Archive: Tara Sayuri Whitty

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Lecture Archive: Tara Sayuri Whitty  

Tiny Porpoise, Big Mess: Perspectives on Vaquita Conservation

Lecture date: April 18, 2017. What happens when the conservation of a charismatic animal has negative impacts on human well-being? Researcher Tara Sayuri Whitty discusses this dilemma through the lens of the vaquita, the most endangered marine mammal in the world, and the gillnet ban established by the Mexican government to protect it.

Video Posted: March 28, 2017 | Running time: 49:31

Lecture Archive: SoCal Oysters Project

Conservation Issues |Environment |Guest Speakers |Conservation |Lecture Archive 201

Lecture Archive: SoCal Oysters Project  

Planning and Incentivizing Native Olympia Oyster Restoration in Southern California

Lecture date: March 16, 2017. Learn about the SoCal Oysters project at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. Students running this project discuss the feasibility of restoring Southern California coasts through oyster farming.

Video Posted: March 28, 2017 | Running time: 41:50

Lecture Archive: Christine Whitcraft

Conservation Issues |Environment |Guest Speakers |Climate Change |Conservation |Lecture Archive 201

Lecture Archive: Christine Whitcraft  

Wetlands in a Time of Change

Lecture date: March 22, 2017. Christine Whitcraft discusses 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.

Video Posted: February 27, 2017 | Running time: 44:05

Lecture Archive: Andrew Pershing

Environment |Guest Speakers |Climate Change |Lecture Archive 201

Lecture Archive: Andrew Pershing  

Climate Change and Ecosystems of the Gulf of Maine: What Does the Future Hold?

Lecture date: March 15, 2017. Andrew Pershing discusses his research, which focuses on the causes and consequences of changing conditions in the Gulf of Maine.

Video Posted: February 27, 2017 | Running time: 43:45

Lecture Archive: Patrick Smith

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Lecture Archive: Patrick Smith  

Sad Serendipity: Shipwrecks On and Around the Palos Verdes Peninsula

Lecture date: March 9, 2017. 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 picturesque but sometimes violent waters around the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Video Posted: February 27, 2017 | Running time: 01:13:29

Lecture Archive: Kera Mathes

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Lecture Archive: Kera Mathes  

Wild Orcas: A Summer in the San Juan Islands

Lecture date: March 2, 2107. Kera Mathes shares her photographs and experiences from the summer of 2016 studying orcas in the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest.

Video Posted: February 27, 2017 | Running time: 57:48

Lecture Archive: Jonathan Rose

Environment |Guest Speakers |Business |Lecture Archive 201

Lecture Archive: Jonathan Rose  

The Well-Tempered City

Lecture date: February 24, 2017. Jonathan Rose discussed his book, The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, in which he identifies five key characteristics that are necessary for cities to thrive: coherence, circularity, resilience, community, and compassion.

Video Posted: January 27, 2017 | Running time: 55:12

Lecture Archive: Linda Cornish and Rick Moonen

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Lecture Archive: Linda Cornish and Rick Moonen  

Seafood: Good for You, Good for the Planet

Lecture date: February 21, 2017. Linda Cornish and Rick Moonen discussed seafood’s role in human and environmental health and share tips for sourcing and preparing healthy seafood.

Video Posted: January 27, 2017 | Running time: 38:29

Lecture Archive: Sandy Trautwein, Janet Monday, and Daniel Muñoz

Conservation Issues |Guest Speakers |Conservation |Lecture Archive 2017 |Marine Biolog

Lecture Archive: Sandy Trautwein, Janet Monday, and Daniel Muñoz  

Restoring Coral Reefs in Guam: A Conservation Success Story

Lecture date: February 1, 2017. Aquarium staff members Sandy Trautwein, Daniel Munoz, and Janet Monday shared their experiences from a recent trip to Guam to restore coral reefs.

Video Posted: January 27, 2017 | Running time: 55:38

Lecture Archive: Malcolm Bowman

Guest Speakers |Climate Change |Lecture Archive 2017 |Oceanograph

Lecture Archive: Malcolm Bowman  

Can We Continue to Live at the Edge of the Sea?

Lecture date: January 26, 2017. Malcolm Bowman discussed the difficulties and challenges of protecting New York and New Jersey from another superstorm like Sandy in 2012.

Video Posted: December 22, 2016 | Running time: 38:07

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