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REF NO.: 49

SUBJECT: Despair or hope? Confronting the Global Ocean Crisis

DATE: Nov. 2

Despair or Hope? Confronting the Global Ocean Crisis is the title of an upcoming round table discussion taking place on the St. John’s campus of Memorial University.
            Join Alanna Mitchell, a prize-winning environmental journalist; Mardi Tindal, moderator of The United Church of Canada; Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, scientist; and Dr. Sean Cadigan, historian, for a highly interactive exploration of how we can bridge the world-views of the citizen, activist and scientist and empower action to ensure the oceans are ecologically sustained and treated with respect.
           The event will take place in the Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Parking is available along Irwin's Rd, in front of Gushue Hall, and in Area 15, near the School of Music.

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