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October 2014

cove classroom with the Ocean Doctor

October 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
cove DC -CoHi,
1402 Meridian Pl NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States
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cove DC

Join cove’s first member Dr. David Guggenheim for a cove classroom: DEEP in Enemy Territory: Cuba’s Spectacular Ocean Ecosystems and the Hope They Offer the World Dr. Guggenheim, is president and founder of the nonprofit organization, Ocean Doctor and is in his 15th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coral reefs. His work was recently featured on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, on the PBS Nature series and on NPR. In a world of corals dead…

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Covering Cuba in an Era of Change – Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

October 17, 2014 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Columbia University, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma,
2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

Opportunities for Collaboration and Engagement: Case Studies from Business, Health and the Environment Panelists: Phil Peters, President, Cuba Research Center Gail Reed, International Director, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) Dr. David E. Guggenheim, President, Ocean Doctor In New York City, the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University will be hosting a three-day, invitation-only conference designed to deepen journalists’ reporting on a wide range of issues involving Cuba and Cuban-American relations at a critical moment of transition. On October…

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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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Atlantic-Edge-Dive-Center

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
Free

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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Free

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
Free

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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