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Barry Sanders

The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

Barry Sanders recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on January 13, 2014. International corporate lawyer Barry Sanders is chairman of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games. He led the effort to bid for the 2016 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and now leads the effort to bring the Games to Los Angeles in 2024.

Video Posted: February 10, 2014 | Running time: 3:07

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Barry Sanders

The World and the Dream of America: Thinking About How Others Think About Us

Perceptions of the United States are complex and emotional, frequently contain internal contradictions, and often change quickly, according to author Barry A. Sanders.

Video Posted: February 7, 2013 | Running time: 02:30

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Nan Ellin

The Tao of Urbanism

Nan Ellin, who spoke at the Aquarium on March 22, 2011, is a professor and chair of the Department of City and Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah. She has served on the faculty of Arizona State University, the University of Cincinnati, Southern California Institute of Architecture, the University of Southern California, and New York University.

Video Posted: October 3, 2011 | Running time: 4:04

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Animal Information | Guest Speakers | Business

Aubrey Fine

Why We Love Animals: Understanding the Therapeutic Value of Pets in our Lives and in Therapy

Aubrey Fine, who spoke at the Aquarium on June 2, 2011, has been in the field of animal-assisted therapy for more than thirty years. His clinical practice focuses on the treatment of children with developmental, learning, attention, and behavioral disorders. He has been an active faculty member at California State Polytechnic University since 1981.

Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 3:59

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Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

Ana Pitchon

Sea Hunters or Sea Farmers? Transitions in Modern Fisheries

Ana Pitchon is an assistant professor of anthropology at CSU Dominguez Hills. She specializes in marine human ecosystems and fisheries policy, and has held consultancies in the U.S. with NOAA. She is currently working in collaboration with NOAA on issues related to coastal resource dependency as part of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act National Standard 8 research program.

Video Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 4:15

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Ben Sherwood

The Survivor’s Club: The Secrets and Science of the World’s Most Effective Survivors and Thrivers

Ben Sherwood is an author, award-winning journalist, and executive director of TheSurvivorsClub.org. From 2004 to 2006 he worked as executive producer of ABC’s Good Morning America. Sherwood guided prize-winning coverage of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, the devastation of hurricane Katrina, and the presidential election of 2004. His newest book is titled "The Survivors Club".

Video Posted: October 19, 2010 | Running time: 3:03

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Guest Speakers | Business | Marine Biology

Eli Kintisch

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.

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

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Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation | Marine Biology | Oceanography

Jim Sanchirico

Rights and Responsibilities in Marine Adaptation Policy

Sanchirico is a professor of environmental science and policy at the University of California, Davis and a nonresident fellow of Resources for the Future in Washington DC, non-profit environmental policy think-tank. He received his Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Davis.

Video Posted: August 11, 2010 | Running time: 4:06

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Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

Woodrow “Woody” Clark II

Sustainable Communities

Dr. Clark founded Clark Strategic Partners in 2004 and has served as energy advisor for the LA Community College District. Currently he is co-chair of CleanTech Institute at the University of California, Berkeley Haas Business School Executive Program. In 2007, Clark was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize due to his co-authorship and co-editorship for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 1995-2000.

Video Posted: August 5, 2010 | Running time: 4:34

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Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

Ed Humes

Eco Barons

A journalist and author of ten narrative nonfiction books, Edward Humes has received the Pulitzer Prize for his newspaper coverage of the military and a PEN Center USA Award for NO MATTER HOW LOUD I SHOUT: A Year In the Life of Juvenile Court. His latest book is ECO BARONS: THE DREAMERS, SCHEMERS & MILLIONAIRES WHO ARE SAVING OUR PLANET. Humes has written for numerous magazines and newspapers and is presently writer at large for Los Angeles Magazine.

Video Posted: June 24, 2010 | Running time: 3:28

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