World Penguin Day 2013




World Penguin Day 2013

A Special World Penguin Day Event

A celebration of one of the world’s most beloved creatures and a call to action for their conservation.
Many penguin species are in trouble. We explore why and what we can do about it.

 

Thursday April 25, 2013 6:30 PM
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters – Capital Room
1615 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Free and Open to Public –Please RSVP BELOW

 

SNEAK PREVIEW:

Disaster at Nightingale: How Tragedy Found the World’s Remotest Island
Never-before seen footage of the tragic 2011 wreck of the MV Oliva in the South Atlantic that killed thousands of endangered Northern Rockhopper penguins and new details about why it happened.

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

Mobilizing the World’s Largest and Most Difficult Penguin Rescues
Margaret Roestorf, Executive Director
SANCCOB (The Southern African Foundation for the
Conservation of Coastal Birds) – Capetown, South Africa

The Threats Penguins Face and New Conservation Opportunities in the Antarctic
Claire Christian, Director, Secretariat
Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition –Washington, DC USA

Lessons from the Great Penguin Rescue
Dyan deNapoli, Penguin expert, educator and author of The Great Penguin Rescue
ThePenguinLady.com – Georgetown, MA USA

Why Oil and Ice Don’t Mix
John Hocevar, Senior Oceans Specialist
Greenpeace USA – Washington, DC USA

Moderator
David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D., President
Ocean Doctor – Washington, DC USA

 

COCKTAIL RECEPTION & SILENT AUCTION

Featuring original artwork by New York artist, writer and activist, Asher Jay
to support penguin research and conservation in the South Atlantic

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We're delighted that you'll be able to join us for our special World Penguin Day Event! The event is free but we ask that you RSVP below. Thank you.
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