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Beneath the Ocean Free Public Lecture

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by Jenny Esots (subscribe)
A freelance writer and traveller who likes to explore the spiritual, literary and hidden gems of Adelaide and beyond.
In-conversation with oceanographer Sylvia A Earle and eco-hero Simran Sethi
Our planet is the only one we have. An upcoming forum and conversation series will engage two of the worlds leading environmentalists on the state of our world. Crucial topics to be discussed will be sustainability and social change. The speakers bring expertise in the specialist field of marine ecosystems and biodiversity.

Oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle
Oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle

This public lecture occurs on Wednesday evening, the 11th of March at 6.30pm at the Allan Scott Auditorium, UniSA City West campus. It coincides with the Planet Talks series at WOMADelaide. Two eminent environmentalists will discuss their passion for and dedication for a sustainable world. Further information on the University of South Australia's involvement in the Planet Talks series is available here

Oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle
Oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle

The speakers
Sylvia A. Earle is an Oceanographer and Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society, Founder of Mission Blue/Sylvia Earle Alliance, Founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research (DOER), author of more than 200 publications, leader of more than 100 expeditions with 7000 hours underwater. She has a PhD from Duke University, with expertise concerning of marine ecosystems, ocean policy and undersea technologies.

Marine ecology
Marine ecology

Simran Sethi has been named "the environmental messenger" by Vanity Fair & a top ten eco-hero of the planet by the UK's Independent, Simran Sethi is a journalist and educator focused on environmentalism, sustainability & social change. She is writing a book on the loss of biodiversity in food, is a visiting scholar at the Cocoa Research Centre in Trinidad, and an associate at the University of Melbourne's Sustainable Society Institute.

Adelaide is indeed fortunate to host these exceptional speakers who live large as advocates for the planets environment. Looking after our oceans is a very current issue. Adelaide will be blessed with much activity in what is known as Mad March. Make time to hear about what is happening for our planet, at either the Planet talks series or this FREE Public lecture. Bookings and further information available here

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Why? Talking about our planet
When: Wednesday, 11 March, 2015 at 6.30pm
Where: Allan Scott Auditorium, UniSA City West campus Hawke Building, 55 North Terrace Adelaide, South Australia
Cost: FREE
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