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Oceanographer Sylvia Earle kicks off Northeastern's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference
Date:4/29/2013

Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine, will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013. Earle, a world-renowned oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer, will deliver the opening address to the College of Science's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference on the critical role and fragile state of marine ecosystems.

The event will also feature:

Larry Crowder, science director at the Center for Ocean Solutions; professor of biology at Hopkins Marine Station and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, both part of Stanford University

Steve Gaines, dean of the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at University of California Santa Barbara; former director of the UCSB Marine Science Institute

Stephen Hawkins, dean of Ocean and Earth Science at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, inaugural director of the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland, an institute dedicated to providing a vehicle for collaborative research, learning, engagement and advocacy in major global change issues

NPR's award-winning journalist, Richard Harris, will moderate the Sustaining Coastal Cities conference.

What: Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference with an opening address by World Renowned Oceanographer Sylvia Earle.

When: May 22, 2013 (Keynote Address by Sylvia Earle), May 23, 2013 (Full Conference)

Where: Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02115

For more information about the conference and our invited speakers, please visit Northeastern.edu/
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Contact: Lori Lennon
l.lennon@neu.edu
617-680-5129
Northeastern University College of Science
Source:Eurekalert

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