Vanishing Point- talks schedule
Vanishing Point is an arts/science collaboration to raise awareness about plastics pollution in the ocean. The exhibition will take place at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) Hobart waterfront. Throughout this exhibition we are holding a series of public talks on Saturday mornings in the IMAS lecture theatre.
Stayed tuned for the timetables of inspiring speakers....coming soon.
Dr Heidi Auman Ocean plastic not fantastic- studying marine debris ingestion in seabirds
Dr Gretta Pecl Citizen science and our oceans
Dave Pryce The Plastiki Expedition- the making of a catamaran out of 12,500 plastic bottles which sailed 8,000 miles from San Francisco to Sydney raising awareness of ocean plastic
Dr Denise Hardesty Our coast, our plastic, our problem, our solution
Lara Marcus Whale sharks- the biggest fish in the ocean who eats the smallest plankton
Dr Graham Robertson Saving the Albatross- advances in technologies to reduce albatross and petrel mortality in longline fisheries
Dr Patti Virtue Krill- upon which the entire Antarctic ecosystem relies
Dr Frederique Oliver The longest night with the Emperor Penguins
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