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Henry Pollack

Guest Speakers | Climate Change | Oceanography

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Earth’s Changing Climate: Headed Toward a World Without Ice?

Henry Pollack is professor emeritus of geophysics in the department of geological sciences at the University of Michigan. His current research focuses on the record of climate change as recorded by the temperatures in the rocks beneath the Earth’s surface. Pollack authored the book 'Uncertain Science...Uncertain World', and his newest book is titled 'A World Without Ice'.

Video Posted: October 7, 2010 | Running time: 4:14

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.

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

Dr. Lance Adams

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology

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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.

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

Wallace Broecker

Guest Speakers | Climate Change | Oceanography

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The Great Ocean Conveyor

A prolific researcher, teacher and author, Dr. Broecker has published over 400 scientific articles and is the author or coauthor of several textbooks. His most recent book is The Great Ocean Conveyor: Discovering the Trigger for Abrupt Climate Change.

Video Posted: August 12, 2010 | Running time: 4:09

Jim Sanchirico

Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation | Marine Biology | Oceanography

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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

Woodrow “Woody” Clark II

Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

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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

Ian Shive

Guest Speakers | Art | Conservation

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Storytelling with Nature Photography

Ian Shive is an award-winning photographer whose images have appeared in Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, National Geographic, Popular Science, The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Popular Photography and Outside Magazine. Shive’s profession has taken him around the world and he has become an active advocate for the causes he photographs.

Video Posted: August 3, 2010 | Running time: 4:20

Ed Humes

Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

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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

Tim Tinker

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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Sea Otters: Iconic Indicators of Coastal Ecosystem Health

Dr. Tim Tinker is a Research Wildlife Biologist with the Western Ecological Research Center of the U.S. Geological Survey, and an adjunct Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California Santa Cruz. Dr. Tinker is the project leader for Federal research on sea otters in California, and currently heads a multi-agency study investigating the factors limiting the recovery of this threatened sub-species.

Video Posted: June 24, 2010 | Running time: 4:12

Rikk Kvitek

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Oceanography

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Peeling Back the Blue: State Efforts to Map California’s Seafloor

Rikk Kvitek is a Professor in the Division of Science and Environmental Policy, CSU Monterey Bay, where he also directs the CSUMB Seafloor Mapping Lab and CSU COAST Technology Center for Spatial Information Visualization and Analysis. Rikk obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Michigan, his Masters in Marine Science at Moss Landing Marine Labs, and a PhD in zoology from the University of Washington.

Video Posted: June 23, 2010 | Running time: 4:28

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