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Join us for the 6th Annual World Oceans Week, as we return to Explorers Club Headquarters for an incredible week of ocean programming, art exhibits, sustainable seafood tastings, aquatic auctions, and more!

Streaming live on explorers.org, our Facebook Live, and our YouTube Channel

 

4:00 pm

Blue Carbon

An inside look at the essential element for coastal climate change adaptation worldwide – curated by Rosie Poirier. Featuring:

  • Rosie Poirier2022 North American Scholar Of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society
  • Stefanie SimpsonCoastal Climate Program Manager – Global Strategies, The Nature Conservancy
  • Gualtiero JaegerAssociate, McKinsey & Company
  • Emily Kelly – Blue Carbon Lead, Friends of Ocean Action, World Economic Forum

5:00 pm

🌴 Mangroves – Ambassador Hour

Swamp Goddess – why the mangrove is the humble hero of our planet

Find out straight from the experts why humble mangroves are secret turbo-engines for carbon sequestration, hotspots for ocean life that even coral reefs can’t live without, and guard coastal communities from natural disasters – curated by Katie Losey and The Nature Conservancy. Featuring:

  • Dr. John Joaquín BohórquezSenior Postdoctoral Associate, Stony Brook University
  • Deborah Brosnan, Ph.D.President & Founder, Deborah Brosnan & Associates
  • Casuarina Mckinney-LambertExecutive Director, Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation
  • Diego CardeñosaPostdoctoral Associate, Predator Ecology and Conservation Lab, Florida International University

 

7:00 pm

The Mayan Experience – Into the Cenotes of the Yucatán

Discover the cenote system of the Yucatan through diverse perspectives including exploration, biodiversity, paleontology and archeology, as explorers and scientists from the region and beyond share their latest discoveries.

Share with Mayans their culture through dance, song and food, original creations for the evening born out of not-for-profit initiatives supporting youth, women and traditional sustainable food systems in the Yucatan.

Curated by Fundación Ara macao A. C. Featuring:

  • Ellen Cuylaerts – Underwater photographer; Expedition member, “A Giant Aquifer Under Siege”
  • Jim Chatters – Expert on the people and animals of Pleistocene America
  • Juan Canul Kumul – Integrated coastal management consultant
  • Delfina Castillo Tzab and Elidé Castillo Tzab – Founders, Semilla de Dioses
  • Javier Dzul – Artist Director and Founder, Dzul Dance
  • Luis Manuel Mejía-Ortíz – Professor, University of Quintana Roo
  • Yesenia Maraí Tello Leyva – Sustainable Tourism Program Coordinator, Amigos de Sian Ka’an
June 9,2022
June 9, 2022
Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021
Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021
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