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REF NO.: 85

SUBJECT: Book launch: Discoveries of the Census of Marine Life

DATE: Nov. 23,2010

A book launch for Discoveries of the Census of Marine Life: Making Ocean Life Count by Dr. Paul Snelgrove will take place Dec. 2 at 5 p.m., in the Arts and Administration building, room A-1043.
            Join Dr. Snelgrove, professor at the Ocean Sciences Centre and Department of Biology, for a presentation followed by a wine and cheese reception and book signing in the atrium. All are welcome to attend.
            Over the 10-year course of the recently completed Census of Marine Life, a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations has collaborated to improve our understanding of marine biodiversity – past, present and future. Providing insight into this remarkable project, this book explains the rationale behind the census and highlights some of its most important and dramatic findings.                                                                                                                        

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