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Fantastic Beasts: Dragons of the Deep, Gelatinous Sea Creatures, Slugs with Solar Panels, Fish with Hair?
Lecture date: July 22, 2020. Mike Bartick shares some of his favorite animals and discusses their interesting designs and superpowers for survival in our planet’s harshest environment, the ocean.
The Blue Economy: An Introduction
Lecture date: July 15, 2020. Charles Colgan introduces the ideas behind the blue economy, assesses current efforts to create it, and explores the problem of how we will know if we have been successful in creating a blue economy.
The Path Forward to Sustain Natural Food Production in the Mekong River
Lecture date: July 8, 2020. John Sabo discusses food security and dams in the Mekong River.
Pierella: An Ecological Rainforest Paradise in Costa Rica
Lecture date: July 1, 2020. William Cooper discusses his experiences visiting Pierella as a resident scientists and videographer.
Edible Insects and Human Evolution
Lecture date: June 17, 2020. Julie Lesnik explores the value and potential of insects as food and examine our aversions through various cultural lenses.
The Corals You Know and the Corals You Don’t
Lecture date: June 10, 2020. Randi Rotjan discusses her work with temperate and deep-sea corals.
Can We Save Coral Reefs?
Lecture date: June 4, 2020. Douglas Fenner discusses the threats facing coral reefs and what humanity must do to save them.
Emerging Technologies and Maritime Warfare in the 21st Century
Lecture date: May 27, 2020. Lewis Duncan discusses cooperation, competition, and conflict on the world’s oceans.
Climate Change Science: How Can Sound Science Inform Wise Policy?
Lecture date: May 13, 2020. Richard Somerville presents a lecture to discuss the latest climate science, public perceptions, and how science can guide policymaking.
Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History
Lecture date: May 6, 2020. Historian Sunil Amrith discusses his book, Unruly Waters, in which he reimagines Asia’s history through the stories of its rains, rivers, coasts, and seas—and of the weather-watchers and engineers, mapmakers, and farmers who have sought to control them.