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NFEC Speaker Series: Erica Cirino on Exploring The Pacific and Beyond in Pursuit of Plastic

July 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free
Friday Evening, July 14th at 6:30 pm
Jamesport Meeting House
1590 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 

Featuring 

Science Writer and Artist

ERICA CIRINO

presenting 

 
EXPLORING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND BEYOND IN PURSUIT OF PLASTIC

A discussion about plastic pollution, science and solutions.

Erica Cirino is an international science writer and artist who covers wildlife and the environment and specializes in biology, conservation and policy. With a distinctive signature that melds scientific rigor and the power of art, her work has been featured, among others, in Scientific American, VICE, Ars Technica, Audubon,The Atlantic, and National Geographic, and on National Public Radio.    

 

Following a recent Pacific crossing with scientists of the Danish nonprofit Plastic Change and  subsequent research work in Denmark, Cirino is now in the midst of her Go and See tour, a series of presentations covering the story of global plastic pollution. Cirino is a 2016 Ocean Science Journalism Fellow of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the recipient of a 2017 Safina Center Kalpana Launchpad Fellowship.     

 

http://www.ericacirino.com/

Details

Date:
July 14, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

North Fork Environmental Council
Phone:
631.298.4649
Email:
office@nfec1.org
Website:
http://nfec1.org/

Venue

Jamesport Meeting House
1950 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 11947 United States
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Website:
www.jamesportmeetinghouse.org