Annual Lecture Series 2001

June 11-15, 2001

Nutrients: The Worst Pollution Problem in U.S. Coastal Waters
Dr. Robert Howarth, Senior Marine Scientist and Program Director, The Oceans Program, Environmental Defense
Panel Discussion:
Scalloping on Georges Bank: Is It Possible to Sustain the Fishery and the Ecosystem?
Moderated by Monica Allen, marine and environmental reporter, The Standard Times, New Bedford, MAPanelists: Dr. Steven A. Murawski, National Marine Fisheries Service, Woods Hole Laboratory; Dr. Brian Rothschild, Director, School for Marine Science and Technology, UMASS-Dartmouth; Lawrence Yacubian, New Bedford scallop fleet; Dr. Cheri Recchia, Center for Marine Conservation, Washington, DC; Dr. Peter Auster, National Undersea Research Center, UCONN at Avery Point, Groton, CT.
The Politics and Economics of Global Warming
Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat Is On
Climate Change in the Arctic: Looking for Ice in All the Wrong Places
Dr. James McCarthy, Professor of Biological Oceanography and Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
A Congressional Update: The Status of the Environment in Washington
U.S. Senator Lincoln D. Chafee (R-Rhode Island)
Public Lecture: Environmental Policy: Will Bush Dismantle What Clinton Built?
Robert Semple, Associate Editor of the Editorial Page, The New York Times
Sunday, February 25, 2001

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