Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology | Oceanography
Mission to Aquarius: A Journey to Inner Space
Dr. James Lindholm, who spoke at the Aquarium on April 27, 2011, is the James W. Rote Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy and the founder and director of the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology at California State University, Monterey Bay. His research interests include the landscape ecology of fishes, the recovery of seafloor habitats following the cessation of fishing activity, and the design and efficacy of marine protected areas.
Video Posted: October 3, 2011 | Running time: 3:39
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Marine Biology
More Fun in the Little Yellow Submarine: 14 Years of Fish Research Around California Oil Platforms
Dr. Milton Love, who spoke at the Aquarium on June 7, 2011, is a research biologist at the Marine Science Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has conducted research on the marine fishes of California for over forty years. He has been a recreational angler since 1955 and was briefly a commercial fisherman in Santa Barbara.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 4:35
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Art | Conservation | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 2:58
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 2:42
Animal Information | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 3:52
Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: November 14, 2010 | Running time: 3:22
Conservation Issues | Educational | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: October 21, 2010 | Running time: 3:44
Guest Speakers | Business | Marine Biology
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
Guest Speakers | Marine Biology
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
Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation | Marine Biology | Oceanography
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