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Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson--The Future of Ocean Conservation

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 6:30pm
Free Online Event | Register Through Link Below

image of Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
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Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Marine Biologist and Policy Expert
 
Amidst our climate crisis, the sixth mass extinction, and astronomical inequality, where does that leave ocean science and policy? Where should we focus our energies? How can we connect the dots? 
 
This talk will explore the practicalities of ocean conservation—from zoning, to seafood, cities, the Green New Deal, coastal ecosystems, sea level rise, and culture—plus the social justice context within which all this work proceeds.

2021 Lecture Series Sponsors

Founding Underwriter
R. Harold Burton Foundation

Underwriter
Cultural Vision Fund

Gold Sponsor
Rio Tinto Kennecott

Silver Sponsors
The Clark Foundation
The DiFiore Family Foundation
The M Lazy M Foundation
The Nature Conservancy in Utah

Ruth Novak
Paula Swaner Sargetakis and Joseph Sargetakis | Frog Bench Farms

Community Partner
Liberty Heights Fresh

Institutional Support
Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks