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From Penguins to Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change

• Public Forum and Art Exhibit •

Public Forum
Sunday, May 4, 2014 • 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
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Parking will be available in WHOI's School Street parking lot as well as the Dyer's Dock parking lot (between Coffee Obsession and Fish Monger).

Presentations

Impact of Climate Change and Other Human Pressures on Polar Ecosystems
Scott Doney
, Director of the Ocean and Climate Change Institute
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Power of Photography in Telling Science Stories
Chris Linder
, Research Associate
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Polar Wildlife Threatened by Climate Change – How Can We Help?
Shaye Wolf, Climate Science Director
Center for Biological Diversity

Connecting Science and Decision Making under the Endangered Species Act: The Case of Polar Bears
Lynn Scarlett
, Managing Director
Public Policy at the Nature Conservancy

Polar Bears, Science, and Uncertainty
Hal Caswell
, Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Q&A moderated by Scott Doney, Director of the Ocean and Climate Change Institute

These talks will be streamed live on the web.
Check here for active link on May 4 at 6:15 p.m.


Art Exhibit featuring
Watercolors by Aurélie Lebrun du Puytison and Photographs by Chris Linder


Aurélie Lebrun du Puytison sees her watercolor paintings as reflective of nature's voice and hopes alerting us to the potentially irreparable changes we are causing to nature beauty. Polar environments are places of mystery and she portrays sensitively her fascination for these fragile and pristine environments in her stunning watercolors.
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Chris Linder uses photography to educate and inspire people about science and conservation. His specialty is documenting research in the Arctic and Antarctic.
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Woods Hole Community Hall
68 Water St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Exhibit Hours

Sat. , May 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Meet the artist from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sun., May 4, 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Meet the artist from 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sat. – Sun., May 10 -11, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Science Program

Conservation of Polar Species Endangered by Climate Change
May 5 & 6, 2014
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Last updated: May 6, 2014