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Streaming Live on June 6, 2018 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion links to The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Guest Speaker

June 6, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on how the Aquarium
went from a fleeting idea to an impressive
reality.

Upcoming Lectures

The Resilience Imperative links to The Resilience Imperative

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

June 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Resilience Imperative

Albert George will discuss how communities can develop proactive plans to promote resilience and mitigate risks in the face of climate change and sea level rise.

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan links to Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

June 12, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan

Archaeologist Dominique Rissolo will discuss
his experiences exploring the Yucatan’s
coastal sites and caves in search of Maya
antiquities related to seafaring, commerce,
and ritual practice.

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature links to One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

June 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature

Andrés Pruna will share stories of his experiences,
photos, and film clips documenting his
travels, mainly in Patagonia.

Climate Geoengineering: What Could It Mean for Human and Ocean Life? links to Climate Geoengineering: What Could It Mean for Human and Ocean Life?

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Geoengineering: What Could It Mean for Human and Ocean Life?

In this talk, science writer Holly Jean Buck will discuss the possibilities of climate engineering approaches to limiting or reversing climate impacts, and what they could mean for human communities and our oceans.

Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone links to Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

July 10, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone

Tyler Phelps, a former Aquarium volunteer,
will discuss using advanced technical diving
to explore deep reefs in Hawaii with a team
from the California Academy of Sciences.

Climate Change and California’s Agriculture links to Climate Change and California’s Agriculture

Adults | Guest Speaker | Late Nights

July 26, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Change and California’s Agriculture

Tapan Pathak, specialist in climate adaptation
in agriculture at the University of
California, Merced, will discuss the potentially
devastating impacts of climate change
on California’s $50 billion agriculture
industry.

Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea links to Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

July 31, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea

In this lecture, Mike Bartick will
share photos and stories from his experiences
exploring the ocean at night.

Conservation Momentum links to Conservation Momentum

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

August 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation Momentum

John Fraser’s lecture will synthesize
research conducted over the past sixteen
years under the banner of Why Zoos and
Aquariums Matter (WZAM), a coordinated
social science effort that describes the roles
and opportunities zoos and aquariums can
play in advancing a conservation ethos.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.