Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Washington, D.C. National Airport
FIU/SEAS will be leading a special session at the National Council for Science and the Environment, 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment focused on Energy and Climate Change, January 27-29 in Washington, DC.
As part of the Ocean Life series, eco-critic Dr. Heidi Scott will discuss the eco-ethical protests against whaling that began to emerge in the second half of the nineteenth century which prefigure modern conservationist arguments that seek to preserve potential drilling zones for their inherent, cultural, and ecosystem service values.
As part of the Ocean Life series, FIU water law and ocean policy scholar Ryan Stoa will discuss three of the most pressing issues facing the world’s oceans - energy, overfishing, and pollution - and the laws (or lack thereof) in place to address them.
The Sanders prize, believed to be unique in American letters, is awarded annually to a writer of fiction, identified by The FIU Creative Writing Program, whose work combines literary excellence with popular appeal.
As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Bill Irwin will demonstrate how nearly anyone can produce a significant amount of healthy, organic vegetables and fish with very little effort or expense in an eco-friendly, sustainable way nearly anywhere.
As part of the Ocean Life series, Tom Potts will discuss the incredible twenty-two year journey of living and working underwater aboard Aquarius and FIU’s vision of the future of this remarkable resource.