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EARTH DAY Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Century

Friday, April 22, 2016
11:00am – 12:00pm

Storrs Campus
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Konover Auditorium

EARTH DAY 2016 Please Join us for a Special Lecture:

Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Century: Who Will Lead the Way?

Dr. James W. Porter

Josiah Meigs Professor of Ecology University of Georgia, Athens GA

Friday, April 22, 2016 11am -12noon Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Konover Auditorium

James Porter received his BS and PhD from Yale University. He is currently the Meigs Professor of Ecology in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. Dr. Porter is a marine ecologist specializing in the biology and ecology of Floridian and Caribbean coral reefs, and is a mixed-gas and saturation-certified SCUBA diver logging more than 5,000 research dives. In 2005 he received the Environmental Educator of the Year award from the Ecology Society of America. Dr. Porter has testified on climate change issues before the US Congress five times and twice at the United Nations. His award-winning photographs have appeared in Life Magazine and the New York Times. His work has been featured on ABC World News, NBC Nightly News, News, CNN News and the CBS Evening News.

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost With the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, School of Engineering, Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and the Environmental Studies and Environmental Sciences Program

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