Tonight at 7pm ET: Free Online Discussion for World Environment / World Ocean Day
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Log onto your PC at 7pm ET tonight and join a distinguished panel of experts who will be discussing the importance of the world's oceans, as well as how climate change is shaking up our polar and oceanic ecosystems.
A World Environmental Day and World Ocean Day special event, the free online discussion (and "music celebration," though we're not quite sure what that means) will feature actor and environmentalist Edward James Begley, Jr., Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, alongside today's leading environmentalists. More deets below the fold.Other panelists taking part in the discussion include:
Dr. Paul Boyle—founded The Ocean Project in 1997 to increase public awareness of the crucial roles the ocean plays in human survival and engage people to protect our ocean for future generations.
Dr. Frank Muller-Karger—professor of Biological Oceanography in the College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Vladimir Golitsyn—past director, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS); United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, will open the panel discussion with a brief "State of the Oceans" statement.
To RSVP and get your login information delivered directly to your mailbox, visit Care2.com., which will be co-hosting the event together with the Saint Petersburg Environmental Research Center. :: Care2.com