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Through its year-round Guest Speaker Series, the Long Beach, California-based Aquarium of the Pacific helps visitors to learn about the most current and pressing issues related to the ocean and environment. These experts share stories from the field, new insights about ocean science and predictions for the future, and knowledge they have gathered about the ocean and its inhabitants over years of study. Speakers include university researchers, explorers, acclaimed authors, journalists, nature photographers, and more. These hour-long video podcasts present the lectures in full, including the speakers’ slideshow presentations.

Lecture Archive 2015 Aquarium of the Pacific

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Through its year-round Guest Speaker Series, the Long Beach, California-based Aquarium of the Pacific helps visitors to learn about the most current and pressing issues related to the ocean and environment. These experts share stories from the field, new insights about ocean science and predictions for the future, and knowledge they have gathered about the ocean and its inhabitants over years of study. Speakers include university researchers, explorers, acclaimed authors, journalists, nature photographers, and more. These hour-long video podcasts present the lectures in full, including the speakers’ slideshow presentations.

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    Lecture Archive: Symphony of Jellies

    Lecture Archive: Symphony of Jellies

    Lecture date: December 8, 2105. Marty Quinn, Wendy Quinn and Eddie Freeman discussed Symphony of Jellies, a project that translates the movements of sea jellies into music.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    • video
    Lecture Archive: Jerry Schubel, Don Kent, Mark Helvey & Jim Fawcett

    Lecture Archive: Jerry Schubel, Don Kent, Mark Helvey & Jim Fawcett

    Lecture date: October 14, 2015. This panel discussion covered the status of working waterfronts in California and how they contribute to a safe, secure, and responsible food supply.

    • 1 hr
    • video
    Lecture Archive: Carl Safina

    Lecture Archive: Carl Safina

    Lecture date: August 25, 2015. Carl Safina discussed the similarities and differences between the ways humans and animals think.

    • 41 min
    • video
    Lecture Archive: Greg Stone & Christine Greene

    Lecture Archive: Greg Stone & Christine Greene

    Lecture date: August 20, 2015. Greg Stone and Christine Greene discussed the impacts of climate change and sea level rise on Pacific Island nations.

    • 49 min
    • video
    Lecture Archive: Nate Jaros

    Lecture Archive: Nate Jaros

    Lecture date: August 18, 2015. Nate Jaros discussed how Aquarium staff members obtain, feed, transport, and culture the species of sea jellies on exhibit.

    • 35 min
    • video
    Lecture Archive: Saving the Vaquita

    Lecture Archive: Saving the Vaquita

    Lecture date: August 13, 2015. A panel of experts discussed the world’s most-endangered marine mammal, the vaquita, and how efforts to save it may result in solutions to fisheries issues around the world.

    • 53 min

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