Attention Readers: Due to the Corona Virus, the Aquatic Academy will be streamed live to people who have signed up for the class. 

A four part series takes place here, about our earth and the ever-changing environment in the new Honda Pacific Visions Theater.

The Effects of Earth’s Health on Human Health: Earth has a fever, and her health is declining. This is having profound effects on human health and welfare, from increases in infectious diseases, to extreme heat waves to failing crops. In the Aquarium’s spring Aquatic Academy course, we will explore with top experts how human health will be affected by Earth’s declining health and what can be done.

Session 1
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Anthony Barnosky, Professor, Stanford University.
Taking Earth’s Pulse in the Anthropocene and How Earth’s Pulse Affects the Human Pulse
Dr. Jonathan Patz, Professor and Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin
Treatment for Today’s Climate Emergency Can Actually Save the Lives of Way More People Than We Ever Imagined

Session 2
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Jennifer Vanos, Assistant Professor & Senior Sustainability Scientist, School of Sustainability and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University
Hot Spots for Resilience: Tackling the Health Challenges of Extreme Heat from Global to Local

Session 3
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
William Ball, Emeritus Professor, Johns Hopkins University and Director of the Chesapeake Bay Consortium
Chesapeake Bay Blues, Greens, and Goofs: Challenges of Protecting Water Quality in the Face of
Climate Change
Alan Barreca, Associate Professor, UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
How to Save Lives and Alienate Environmentalists

Session 4
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Cindy L. Parker, Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
From Global to Local – How Does Earth’s Health Affect Your Health?

$40 for adults, $25 for members and students; $10 extra for CEU credit in conjunction with CSULB CCPE; Advanced reservations required; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets and reserve your spot in the Aquatic Academy series; Price includes all four sessions and parking in Aquarium parking structure.

What: Lecture Series
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, Honda Pacific Visions Theater, 100 Aquarium Way,, Long Beach, CA 90802
When: See dates above; Events run: 7:00pm – 9:00pm;
Phone: (562) 590-3100