The global ocean conveyor belt connects the world’s ocean basins into one dynamic system. This planetary process provides an ocean powered tool to visit hotspots and hope spots, dead zones and resurrected regions, high-tech solutions and low-tech revolutions as we gain a full planet view of the state of our world ocean.
Join Dr. Tierney Thys, National Geographic Explorer, for
A Wild Ride on the Great Ocean Conveyor Belt: Places of Hope and Restoration
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
7:00 p.m., Franklin Theater, Waynflete
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for an open house of organizations with programs focused on the health of the Gulf of Maine.
Admission to the evening is free, but donations will be accepted to benefit scholarships for Sustainable Ocean Studies, a 23-day marine biology summer program.
Major sponsors: Chewonki Foundation, Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association, Maine Coastal Program, and Waynflete and Sustainable Ocean Studies
Additional sponsors: Coastal Studies for Girls, College of the Atlantic, Conservation Law Foundation, Friends of Casco Bay, From the Bow Seat, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Island Institute, Maine Island Trail Association, and Rippleffect