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February 2012

World Affairs Council of Western Michigan — Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series: “State of the Oceans” (Keynote)

February 6, 2012
Grand Rapids, MI United States

Dr. David E. Guggenheim will kick off the 2012 Great Decisions Foreign Policy Series, an annual event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. Dr. Guggenheim will speak on the State of the Oceans on February 6th, 2012. The Great Decisions Foreign Policy Lecture Series was launched in the early 1960s and is a centerpiece for the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

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Is It Getting Hot In Here? Considering Social Media’s Impact on Climate Change (Social Media Week, New York)

February 13, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thomson Reuters,
3 Times Square, New York, NY 10036 United States
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Can social media influence climate change? As environmental concerns are brought to the forefront of the public eye, how can social media educate, inform, and provoke meaningful conversation? And what can climate change scientists gain from it? Attend this session to see how social media might provide the bridge for parties on both sides of environmental discourse to listen, learn, and better communicate. Thomson Reuters, Category: Social & Environmental Change Location: Social & Environmental Change Hub at Thomson Reuters  …

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March 2012

Beyond Pollution

March 16, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, A-5 Auditorium,
901 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States
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BEYOND POLLUTION (USA, 2012, 90 min.) World Premiere A firsthand investigation of BP’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, this film uncovers what really happened, why it happened and who benefited from the catastrophe. The production team traveled across the gulf coast interviewing environmental experts, government authorities, fishermen, scientists, drilling engineers and key BP contractors. Beyond Pollution examines the economic impact and health effects this tragedy will have on the local communities, both immediate and long term. Narrated…

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Turtle: The Incredible Journey

March 20, 2012 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
THEARC – Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus,
1901 Mississippi Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20020 United States
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Turtle: The Incredible Journey (United Kingdom/Austria/Germany, 2009, 81 min.) March 20, 2012 10:30am FREE THEARC Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus 1901 Mississippi Ave., SE (Metro: Southern Avenue) This is the story of a loggerhead turtle as she follows the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on the beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream up towards the Arctic and ultimately swims around the entire North Atlantic across…

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UN Event: Meeting the Challenge of Communicating Rio+20: Engaging the Global Public in the Transformation to a Sustainable Future

March 27, 2012 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
UN Headquarters,
760 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 United States
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Meeting the Challenge of Communicating Rio+20: Engaging the Global?Public in the Transformation to a Sustainable?Future Co-organized by??the Natural Resources Defense Council, Kids vs. Global Warming, The Ocean Foundation, and more. March 27th, 1:15-2:45pm, Room TBA,?UN Headquarters, New York A panel of leading creative artists and talents, producers, media figures, scientists and communications and social media?experts will explore the?challenges and opportunities of communicating about Rio+20 today.

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April 2012

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: 12th Annual Frederick Douglass Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

April 19, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kehr Union – Bloomsburg University,
400 E. Second St. , Bloomsburg, PA 17815 United States
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Dr. David E. Guggenheim will deliver the Keynote Address at the 12th Annual Frederick Douglass Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, April 19, 2012 at 7:00pm at Kehr Union. This year’s conference theme is “consumption,” including consumption of natural resources, and will be held in cooperation with Bloomsburg University’s Green Campus Initiatives. Students will read papers, give PowerPoint presentations, give talks, or participate in a poster session. Prior to the event, Dr. Guggenheim will visit Bloomsburg Middle School…

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September 2012

60 Minutes – “Gardens of the Queen”: Screening at BLUE Ocean Film Festival 2012

September 24, 2012 - September 30, 2012
Monterey, CA United States
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[social_share/] The 60 MINUTES presentation of “Gardens of the Queen” with Anderson Cooper featuring Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina has been named a finalist in the BLUE Ocean Film Festival 2012, to be held September 24-30, 2012 in Monterey, California. The 60 MINUTES segment will be screened at BLUE, with a discussion by Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor,” in his 12th year working in Cuba, and panel of experts focused on the significance of the piece and marine…

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October 2012

Lessons from the Deep: Dr. David E. Guggenheim, “The Ocean Doctor,” at American University

October 2, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor, Mary Graydon Center, American University,
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016 United States
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[social_share/] American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking And Filmmakers for Conservation Present Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor” OceanDoctor.org Lessons from the Deep: What the Oceans are Telling Us and Why it Matters From a tiny sub 2,000 feet below the Bering Sea, to a living time machine teeming with sharks in the underwater wilds of Cuba, to the world’s most remote inhabited island, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor” – recently featured on 60 MINUTES – takes…

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November 2012

Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen: A Living Time Machine and Hope for the Future of the World’s Coral Reefs | DEMA 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada

November 16, 2012 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sands Expo and Convention Center,
201 Sands Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89169, Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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[social_share/] Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor,” and representatives of Cuba’s Avalon Diving Centers present “Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen: A Living Time Machine and Hope for the Future of the World’s Coral Reefs.” Named by Christopher Columbus to honor Queen Isabel, Jardines de la Reina or Gardens of the Queen are one of the healthiest coral reef ecosystems remaining in the Caribbean. In a world where coral reefs are dying, the corals in the Gardens of the Queen…

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December 2012

Blue Beyond Borders – Sea Change Through Science & Art: A Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser

December 8, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Spaces, Tribeca,
394 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013 United States
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  A Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser. Tickets: http://beyondblueborders.eventbrite.com/# About: Curated event raising money for Hurricane Sandy victims and promoting climate change awareness Ocean luminaries will be giving talks on the effects of climate change, the devastation of our oceans and how it is impacting our community, specifically with regard to Hurricane Sandy Silent Auction (proceeds go to Hurricane Sandy victims).   Items for auction:  art, autographed books, award-winning photography, and more. Gourmet catering, wine and our event’s signature cocktail: Liquid Ocean (vodka,…

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