March, 2016

14Mar7:30 PMBritish Columbia’s coastal waters:  Pollution as a research and conservation priorityNorth Coast Marine Speaker Series7:30 PM

Event Details

With thousands of chemicals entering the oceans on a daily basis, research and monitoring is critical to protecting sealife and food safety.  Join renowned marine toxicologist, Dr. Peter Ross to learn about how his research has identified contaminants of concern in charismatic killer whales, described how Asian pollution combines with our own, and uncovered contamination of our coastal waters with microplastics. His work then provides a basis for solution-oriented mitigation.

Time

(Monday) 7:30 PM

Organizer

Vancouver Aquarium North Coast Initiative

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