Past Event

Ecologies and Oceans: Whales, Humans and Earth Lessons Learned from the Gulf Spill

Tue, Oct 19 2010 - 6:00pm

Ecologies and Oceans: Whales, Humans and Earth Lessons Learned from the Gulf Spill

This program is postponed

Doug Abrams, Author, Eye of the Whale; Environmentalist
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso, Executive Vice President, Ocean Conservancy

Experts Abrams and Takahashi-Kelso take you inside the most devastating oil spill in history and its ecological impacts on Earth's systems from the Caribbean to the oceans and waterways beyond. Get a new understanding of more than 70 percent of the Earth's ecology as Abrams and Takahashi-Kelso bring the power of science and narrative to explore our earth-water planet and its seas, underseas, inhabitants and the future we share. Abrams is the author of the best-selling novel Eye of the Whale.
Takahashi-Kelso was Alaska commissioner of environmental conservation when the Exxon Valdez went aground in 1989. He is actively involved in the Gulf damage assessment and restoration resulting from the BP oil disaster.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7:15 p.m. Eye of the Whale book signing
Cost: $8 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Ann Clark
Also know: Photo by IronRodArt-Royce Bair