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October 2014
$45

A Taste of Cuba | The Explorers Club

October 9, 2014 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Explorers Club Headquarters,
46 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 United States
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Please save the date for a unique opportunity to explore Cuba by land and sea! The evening will feature samplings of authentic Cuban cuisine, refreshing mojitos featuring Papa’s Pilar™ rum, and live Cuban music. The program for the night will include: a presentation by Dr. David E. Guggenheim FN on the Club’s first Flag Expedition to Cuba’s magnificent Gardens of the Queen marine reserve; a chance to meet Michael Connors and hear about his upcoming book, Havana Modern, which highlights…

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Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo – Presentation by Dr. David E. Guggenheim

October 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo,
3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107 United States
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The Ocean Doctor presents: Lessons from the DEEP: What the Oceans Are Telling Us and Why It Matters From the hallways of Washington, DC to thousands of feet below the sea, Dr. David E. Guggenheim shares his unique perspective on our oceans including their threats and what is being done to reverse their decline. Learn how our perspectives on the oceans have changed over the past 50 years and, despite our species’ journey into space, how little we actually know…

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cove classroom with the Ocean Doctor

October 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
cove DC -CoHi,
1402 Meridian Pl NW, Washington, DC 20010 United States
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Join cove’s first member Dr. David Guggenheim for a cove classroom: DEEP in Enemy Territory: Cuba’s Spectacular Ocean Ecosystems and the Hope They Offer the World Dr. Guggenheim, is president and founder of the nonprofit organization, Ocean Doctor and is in his 15th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coral reefs. His work was recently featured on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, on the PBS Nature series and on NPR. In a world of corals dead…

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Covering Cuba in an Era of Change – Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

October 17, 2014 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Columbia University, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma,
2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 United States
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Opportunities for Collaboration and Engagement: Case Studies from Business, Health and the Environment Panelists: Phil Peters, President, Cuba Research Center Gail Reed, International Director, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) Dr. David E. Guggenheim, President, Ocean Doctor In New York City, the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University will be hosting a three-day, invitation-only conference designed to deepen journalists’ reporting on a wide range of issues involving Cuba and Cuban-American relations at a critical moment of transition. On October…

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Atlantic Edge Dive Center (Gaithersburg, Maryland)

October 18, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlantic Edge Dive Center,
102 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 United States
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Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor,” speaks to the Atlantic Edge Dive Center about Ocean Doctor’s legal travel program for U.S. citizens and residents to Cuba’s spectacular Gardens of the Queen National Park, the largest fully-protected marine protected area in the Caribbean, featured on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper.

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November 2014

Disaster at Nightingale – Screening at Blue Ocean Film Festival – St. Petersburg, Florida

November 3, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront,
333 1st St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message color=”alert-info” style=”rounded”] Disaster at Nightingale  screens on Wednesday, November 5  2:15pm – 4:15pm as part of the BLUE Ocean Film Festival’s film block #8 at: Muvico Sundial 20, 151 2nd Ave North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 | (727) 502-9573 | MAP Also screening in this film block: 57 Degrees North,The Penguin Rescue, Weddell Seal in Antarctica [/vc_message][vc_column_text] Disaster at Nightingale, a film by Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, has been named as a finalist in the 2014…

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January 2015

Ocean Doctor on “Science Friday” NPR

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tune in to PRI’s acclaimed Science Friday radio show THIS FRIDAY, January 23rd, on your local Public Radio station when Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim and former director of the University of Havana’s Center for Marine Research, Dr. Jorge Angulo, join host Ira Flatow to discuss Cuba’s remarkably healthy coral reefs and how they could help guide restoration efforts for coral reefs throughout the Caribbean. A major report released in 2014 reveals that there has been an average…

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March 2015
Free

Grading Cuba on the Environment

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
National Press Club,
529 14th Street NW, Washington, 20045 United States
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2015 NPC Newsmaker Program MEDIA ADVISORY TO: Daybooks/Calendar/Correspondents/Assignment Editors/Press Offices GRADING CUBA ON THE ENVIRONMENT: THE ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, DC – Marine biologist Dr. David E. Guggenheim (President, Ocean Doctor), who will present the Environmental Film Festival program, “Frozen in Time: Cuba’s Pristine Coral Reefs and Their Future After the Embargo,” on March 10. He will discuss Cuba’s exceptionally healthy and vibrant coral reefs that stand in contrast to their decline in…

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Frozen in Time: Cuba’s Pristine Coral Reefs and Their Future After the Embargo

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gala Hispanic Theatre,
3333 14th St., NW, Washington, 20010 United States
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Presented with the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development Discussion with Marine Biologist Dr. David E. Guggenheim and Cuban representatives “60 Minutes” Segment with Anderson Cooper Cuba’s exceptionally healthy and vibrant ecosystems illustrate the advantages of Cuba’s taking a different path from its more industrialized neighbors. Despite the dramatic decline of Caribbean coral reefs, Cuba’s reefs remain astonishingly healthy, especially in an area known as Gardens of the Queen, Cuba’s first marine protected area, now a National Park and one…

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Love and Hope Among Caribbean Reefs

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of Natural History, Johnson IMAX Theatre,
10th St. & Constitution Ave., Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Join renowned coral reef ecosystem experts, Drs. Nancy Knowlton and Jeremy Jackson, along with Ocean Doctor founder and president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, for a film presentation and discussion about the fate of coral reefs in the Caribbean. A major 2014 report authored by Jackson and a team he led reveals a 50 percent decline in corals across the Caribbean since 1970. The situation is dire, but there are reasons for hope. One of them: Cuba where its coral reefs…

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