Annual Lecture Series 1999

May 3-6, 1999

From Gloucester to Gaza: Social Tensions Over Scarce Resources
Sandy Tolan, Independent Producer, Homeland Productions
Going Public: Why Scientists Must Explain Their Work
Cory Dean, Science Editor, New York Times
Causes and Effects of Nutrient Enrichment of Coastal Waters
Scott Nixon, Professor, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Debate:
Cross Purposes: Why Can’t Scientists Speak English, Why Can’t Journalists Get It Right?
Moderator: David Baron, National Public Radio
Panelists: Phil Hilts, New York Times; Ellen Ruppel Shell, Boston University; Dr. Art Gold, URI; Trudy Coxe, Preservation Society of Newport County

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