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January 2015

Ocean Doctor on “Science Friday” NPR

January 23, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 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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May 2015

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

May 28, 2015 - June 6, 2015
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, 2016December 1-10, 2016Booking 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 sustainable practices of…

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June 2015

The Promise and Potential for Collaborative Marine Conservation with Cuba

June 9, 2015 @ 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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March 2016

How Cuba Went Green: What Cuba Can Teach Us about Sustainability and What the Future Holds

March 31, 2016 - April 9, 2016
How Cuba Went Green

 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 sustainable practices of Cuba through meeting with researchers, university officials, organizations and with the local people to learn and discuss Cuba’s ecological and environmental issues. Discover elegant, exuberant Havana with its friendly citizens, contemporary artists, exceptional architecture, lively music,…

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November 2016

Keynote Panel: Cuba’s Environmental Future – What Normalizing Diplomatic Relations with the U.S. Means for Cuba’s Sustainability

November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palladium Theater, 235 5th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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$15

Keynote Panel: Cuba’s Environmental Future – What Normalizing Diplomatic Relations with the U.S. Means for Cuba’s Sustainability | Thursday, November 10, 4:00pm, Palladium Theater | Tickets $15 (click here) Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, leads a panel of experts to discuss Cuba's environmental future. The past 50 years have seen extreme degradation to the environment, especially in the Caribbean, where tourism and associated coastal development has had a particularly severe impact. The Caribbean has lost 50 percent of…

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A Living Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable Ocean Ecosystems and and the Hope They Offer Florida and the World

November 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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A Living  Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable  Ocean Ecosystems and and the Hope They Offer  Florida and the World David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D.   Guggenheim is founder and president of Ocean Doctor, a non-profit conservation organization in Washington, DC, where he is in his 17th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coastal communities and protecting coral reef ecosystems. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, on the PBS Nature series and on NPR.…

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June 2017

Cuba – A Scientific & Educational Liveaboard Expedition

June 17, 2017 - June 29, 2017
Liveaboard Vessel Kraken Isla de la Juventud Cuba + Google Map
$4999

Cuba - A Scientific & Educational Liveaboard Expedition (June 17-29, 2017): If you have ever dreamed of visiting Cuba, here is your chance! Join Ocean Doctor, Denver Divers and Generation Ocean for this very unique journey through Cuba including cultural immersion, scientific exploration and scuba diving! Your participation helps support the Generation Ocean students who will be conducting research during the trip. Research topics are centered around marine conservation in Isla de La Juventud and architectural restoration in Havana. As…

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July 2017

10th International Congress on Protected Areas – Cuba

July 3, 2017 - July 7, 2017
Palacio de Convenciones, Calle 146, entre 11 y 13
La Habana, Cuba
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        10th International Congress on Protected Areas/9th International Convention on the Environment and Development Ocean Doctor will participate in the 11th International Convention on Environment and Development, to be held July 3-7, 2017 at the Havana International Convention Center. The ten previous editions of this gathering have involved over 8,000 participants; about 50% of them being visitors from more than 60 countries on five continents. This year's conference will promote cooperation among countries, exchange of experiences and sustainable…

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June 2018

Advancing Environmental Sustainability and Historic Preservation in Cuba

June 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Advancing Environmental Sustainability and Historic Preservation in Cuba Cuba-U.S. Collaboration in a New Era of Change Monday, June 4, 2018 – 1:00pm – 5:00pm Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 RSVP to Attend Cuba has developed differently from any other country in the Caribbean. Many of its natural ecosystems remain remarkably healthy, and the country’s cultural heritage remains authentic and largely intact. The efforts to normalize relations between Cuba and the United States…

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