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Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research
Lecture date: March 19, 2019. Sam Muka discusses how public aquariums have supported marine conservation research and communicated research outcomes to the general public.
Aquaculture Innovations: Doing More With Less
Lecture date: November 13, 2018. Nichols discusses innovations in aquaculture and shares photographs and recipes demonstrating why seafood should be at the center of our diets.
The Butterflies of Iguazú Falls, Argentina
Lecture date: November 6, 2018. William Cooper has studied the butterflies of Iguazú Falls, Argentina, for several years. In this lecture he shares his photos and recounts his experiences visiting the falls.
Reinventing the Devil Fish in Mexico
Lecture date: November 1, 2018. Mike Mitchell discusses his work to turn a problem fish into an economic boon in Mexico.
Sea Change Needed in Managing the Ocean and the Planet
Lecture date: October 16, 2018. Dr. Greg Rau discusses the unprecedented nature and magnitude of the stresses the ocean now faces, some new approaches to avoiding or lessening the impacts, and the need for policies that support the emergence, evaluation, and development of new marine and planetary management strategies.
Where the Living Reefs Are: A Quest to Find the World’s Most Resilient Corals
Lecture date: October 11, 2018. Anne Cohen discusses the science and the scientists, the triumphs and the trials, behind the mission to uncover the world’s most resilient reefs.
Lecture date: October 4, 2018. Panelists discuss a new educational video series called Ocean to Table: Stories of Food, Farming, and Conservation. The Aquarium-led production brings together seafood farmers, scientists, and chefs from around the country to share their stories and favorite recipes.
The Urban Whale: How the Right Whale Population Ended Up on the Brink of Extinction
Lecture date: October 2, 2018. Dr. Ester Quintana discusses the right whale population and their complex relationship with humans.
Science and Conservation in the Largest and Deepest World Heritage Site: A Natural Laboratory for Global Change
Lecture date: September 20, 2018. Dr. Randi Rotjan discusses scientific researching being conducted at the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), which is owned and operated by the Republic of Kiribati.
Pacific Island Bird Conservation
Lecture date: September 19, 2018. Aquarium staff members Rob Mortensen and Katherine Finch discuss conservation field work being conducted on Pacific Islands including the Northern Marianas.