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March 2012

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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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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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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February 2012

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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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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January 2012

Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education 27th Annual Conference: “Exploring our Blue Planet” (Keynote)

January 27, 2012
Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel and Conference Center,
900 Scudders Mill Rd, Plainsboro, NJ 08536 United States
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Dr. David E. Guggenheim will deliver the keynote address to the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education’s (ANJEE’s) 27th Annual Environmental Education Conference, Exploring our Blue Planet. The conference takes place January 27 and 28, 2012 (Preconference workshops: January 26, 2012) at the Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel and Conference Center, Plainsboro, NJ. While many around us are going green, ANJEE is going Blue for 2012!

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December 20112011

The Ocean Doctor on Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour

December 22, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TWiT Network,
http://live.twit.tv, Petaluma, CA United States

The Ocean Doctor, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, joins Dr. Kirsten Sanford’s as her guest on Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour, December 22nd, 2011 at 7pm Eastern (4pm Pacific). Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour is an in-depth exploration of scientific topics ranging from climate change to nanotech. Every week neurophysiologist Dr. Kirsten Sanford talks with leading experts in all areas of scientific research. Recorded live every Thursday at 4pm Pacific/2300 UTC at http://live.twit.tv and released every Saturday at http://twit.tv. Also available to watch…

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60 Minutes: Cuba’s Coral Reefs with Anderson Cooper

December 18, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The CBS News Magazine 60 Minutes focuses on the plight of world’s coral reefs. Correspondent Anderson Cooper visits Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina (Gardens of the Queen) with The Ocean Foundation’s Senior Fellow, Dr. David E. Guggenheim to marvel at this unique ecosystem and understand what healthy coral reef ecosystems looked like before they were seriously degraded over the past 50 years.

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November 2011

37th Annual Hefner Lecture featuring Dr. David E. Guggenheim (Miami University – Oxford, Ohio)

November 3, 2011 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hefner Zoology Museum,
Miami University, 100 Upham Hall, Oxford, OH 45056 United States

37th annual Hefner?Lecture featuring Dr. David E. Guggenheim Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) Named for Dr. Robert A. Hefner, a much-loved professor?throughout the 1950s and ’60s and founder/first director of the museum?that now bears his name (the Hefner Zoology Museum) ?the Hefner Lecture?is Miami’s premier biological sciences lecture. Established for a?general-public audience, the Hefner Lecture traditionally draws?approximately 300 people from the university community (faculty, staff,?and students) as well as from surrounding communities. Recent lecturers?include Carl Safina, Nalini Nadkarni, Douglas Smith, David…

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October 2011

Caribbean Environment: From Cuba’s Paradise to Haiti’s Nightmare, and Everything in Between (SEJ 2011, Miami)

October 22, 2011 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Interncontinental Miami Hotel,
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131 United States

Caribbean Environment: From Cuba’s Paradise to Haiti’s Nightmare, and Everything in Between Saturday October 22: 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 noon INTERCONTINENTAL MIAMI 100 CHOPIN PLAZA ? MIAMI, FL, 33131 Caribbean Environment: From Cuba’s “Paradise” to Haiti’s Nightmare From deforestation and pollution, to overpopulation, loss of resources and lack of protection, many of the Caribbean nations face serious environmental problems now, and worse in the future. With 95 percent reef loss, Haiti lacks fish to feed its population. The largest fish…

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