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October 2014

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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Blue Ocean Film Festival

[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
Science Friday

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

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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Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

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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Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

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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Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

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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May 2015

How Cuba Went Green: What Cuba can Teach Us about Sustainability and What their Future Holds

May 28 - June 6
How Cuba Went Green

Based on the success of this trip, additional trips are planned for 2016: Based on the success of this first trip, two additional trips are already scheduled for 2016: March 31 – April 9, 2016 December 1-10, 2016 Booking requests are now being accepted. Book early to ensure your spot for this unique experience. Join Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation, Ocean Doctor and The Baum Foundation on an exciting People to People exploratory journey as we explore the history, culture and…

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June 2015

The Promise and Potential for Collaborative Marine Conservation with Cuba

June 9 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Newseum, Knight Conference Center,
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Capitol Hill Oceans Week 2015

Special Lunch Session Following the dramatic December 2014 announcement by President Obama, the U.S. and Cuba are working toward normalized diplomatic relations for the first time in a half century. Prior to the announcement, among the few points of U.S. engagement with Cuba had been in marine research and conservation. With the announcement, the opportunities to expand collaborative marine research, conservation and education are profound and immediate. And the imperative could not be greater. While significant marine resource degradation has…

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September 2015

Newport Aquarium, Kentucky: Lessons from the DEEP by Dr. Guggenheim

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Newport Aquarium,
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071 United States
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Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series - Newport Aquarium, Kentucky

Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series – Newport Aquarium, Kentucky Dr. David E. Guggenheim Lessons from the Deep: What the Oceans are Telling Us and Why it Matters September 9, 2015 Dr. David E. Guggenheim is a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, submarine pilot, ocean explorer and educator. Guggenheim holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University in Virginia, a Master’s in Aquatic and Population Biology from University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master’s…

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November 2015

Cuba Facing Forward: Balancing Transition with Development in the Caribbean’s Most-Watched Nation

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Harvard University – William James Hall, Room B-1,
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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While the event is free to attend, we appreciate support in producing the event. Please click on the link below to provide a tax deductible donation. Even if you can’t make it, your donation will help us produce content you (and others) will be able to access later. DATE AND TIME: November 14, 2015 – 9:00am-6:00pm LOCATION: William James Hall, Room B-1, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138 OVERVIEW AGENDA PANELS OVERVIEW The thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations is…

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