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Online Lecture: Beneath the Waves — The Secret Lives of Sharks & Rays

Program No. 24744RJ
Join us on Friday, July 14, 2023, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT), for a free one-hour lecture and Q&A in honor of Shark Awareness Day, and learn about the lives of sharks and rays.
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At a Glance

Join us on Shark Awareness Day for a journey into the mysterious lives of sharks and rays, while celebrating the pioneering work of Dr. Eugenie Clark, the "Shark Lady." In this engaging presentation, Jason Robertshaw, program manager for virtual learning at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, will discuss the challenges these majestic species confront and the innovative strategies implemented for their conservation. Discover how cutting-edge technologies such as acoustic telemetry and satellite tracking broaden our understanding of these marine creatures. Immerse yourself in Mote Marine's research on the exceptional healing biology of sharks and rays, and explore its potential implications for advancing human health. This captivating presentation is a must for all ocean enthusiasts, aspiring marine biologists and anyone fascinated by these awe-inspiring creatures.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event. This free lecture is in loving memory of August Ferretti, passionate lifelong learner and Road Scholar friend.

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