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The Global Ocean in Crisis; An evening with Alanna Mitchell

  • Date: Thursday, November 08, 2012
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Health Science Center 1A1 Attached to McMaster Children’s Hospital
  • Contact: Katey Savage
  • Email: savage.INWEH@gmail.com

Award-winning Canadian journalist and author, Alanna Mitchell will talk about her book: Sea Sick, released in 2009. Sea Sick is the first book to examine the current state of the world’s oceans, and the great unexamined ecological crisis of the planet: the fact that we are altering everything about the oceans, from their temperature, salinity, and acidity, to the life within them.

This is a public event, sponsored by: Institute for Globalization & the Human Condition; CUPE 3906; McMaster Campus Ministries Council; Advocacy and Action for Social Justice Club; McMaster Centre for Climate Change; School of Geography and Earth Sciences; United Church Hamilton Conference; OPIRG McMaster; McMaster Initiative for Water Working Group; MACgreen; United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health and HOPE Chair in Peace and Health.


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