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The Future of Oceans In An Era of Climate Change [Webinar]


Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00


Zoom link will be provided upon registration


OIST Foundation Presents:

The Future of Climate U.S.-Japan Dialogue Series

Webinar#2: The Future of Oceans In an Era of Climate Change

Co-sponsored by Venture Cafe Tokyo


This webinar aims to focus on the impact that climate change is having on oceans and marine life and the effects this will have on the U.S., Japan, and the world. Panelists include Dr. Robert Dunbar, Professor, Earth System Science, Stanford University; Dr. Timothy Ravasi, Professor, Marine Climate Change Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), and Dr. Alex Wegmann, Director of Science for the Palmyra Program, The Nature Conservancy. The webinar is co-sponsored by Venture Café Tokyo and moderated by Dr. Lisa Fujise, Marine Biologist and Program Manager for Venture Café Tokyo. The webinar will help the audience understand a range of issues affecting the world’s oceans and how we might mitigate these challenges. 


Post-Webinar VIP Reception
Join us after the webinar for a special 45 minute VIP reception with the panelists to discuss topics explored during the event (separate registration required).

This is the second in a new three-part webinar series by the OIST Foundation focused on one of the most important global issues of deep concern to the United States and Japan: climate change, environmental conservation, and its impact.

This new series is funded by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.


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