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Jesus Reyes

Guest Speakers |Conservation |Marine Biolog

Jesus Reyes  

Environmental Impacts from an ‘Ocean’ of Humans

Aquacast recorded on July 25, 2013. Jesus Reyes discusses the pressures on California’s coastal aquatic environments derived from highly developed urban and residential zones and their diverse, extensive activities.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:14

Dawn Wright

Guest Speakers |Oceanograph

Dawn Wright  

Creatures of the Deep and Treasure Maps of the Ocean Floor

Aquacast recorded on July 16, 2013. Dawn Wright discusses new sophisticated technologies that have been developed in the last ten to twenty years that hold tremendous potential for mapping and interpreting the ocean in unprecedented detail.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:12

Nicholas Fisher

Guest Speakers |Conservation |Marine Biology |Oceanograph

Nicholas Fisher  

Impacts of Radioactivity on Marine Life After Fukushima

Aquacast recorded on June 19, 2013. Nicholas Fisher discusses the release of long-lived radionuclides from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan into the Pacific and the subsequent bioaccumulation of these contaminants in diverse marine biota.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:02

Napoleon Chagnon

Guest Speakers |Conservatio

Napoleon Chagnon  

Noble Savages

Aquacast recorded on April 8, 2013. Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon discusses his recently published memoir, Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes—The Yanomamö and the Anthropologists.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:17

Asila Ghoul

Guest Speakers |Marine Biolog

Asila Ghoul  

Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research

Aquacast recorded on June 25, 2013. Asila Ghoul discussed a recent study of the sensory systems of sea otters and how these amphibious animals are adapted for an aquatic lifestyle.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:07

Richard Ellis - Gladiator of the Sea

Guest Speakers |Conservation |Marine Biolog

Richard Ellis - Gladiator of the Sea  

Gladiator of the Sea

Aquacast recorded on June 13, 2013. Richard Ellis discussed the broadbill swordfish, whose scientific name Xiphias gladius means “gladiator.”

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:12

Eric Zahn

Guest Speakers |Conservatio

Eric Zahn  

Restoration Efforts

Aquacast recorded on June 6, 2013. Eric Zahn discussed the Los Cerritos Wetlands Conceptual Restoration Plan.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:12

Gerrie Schipske

Guest Speakers |Conservatio

Gerrie Schipske  

Early Long Beach

Aquacast recorded on May 28, 2013. Gerrie Schipske discusses her book, Early Long Beach, and the natural assets, the people, and the events that shaped the first fifty years of history in Long Beach, California, her native city.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:09

Chris Lowe - The Recovery of Apex Marine Predator Populations

Guest Speakers |Conservation |Marine Biolog

Chris Lowe - The Recovery of Apex Marine Predator Populations  

The Recovery of Apex Marine Predator Populations

Aquacast recorded on May 14, 2013. Rapid coastal development, water and air pollution, overfishing, bycatch, and habitat loss have all contributed to declines in shark populations. Chris Lowe, of California State University, Long Beach's Shark Lab, discussed federal and state agencies and regulations and how they have helped sharks recover.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 2:30

Leslie Harris - Hitchhiking Aliens: Unexpected Consequences of the Japan Tsunami

Guest Speakers |Marine Biology |Oceanograph

Leslie Harris - Hitchhiking Aliens: Unexpected Consequences of the Japan Tsunami  

Hitchhiking Aliens: Unexpected Consequences of the Japan Tsunami

Aquacast recorded at the Aquarium on May 7, 2013. After the earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan in 2010, ocean currents and wind brought debris across the Pacific Ocean to the shores of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Learn from Leslie Harris about the non-native plant and animal species attached to the debris that hitched a ride to our shores.

Video Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:00

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