Video Presentations

Rosenberg Institute Public Forums

Fall 2018 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 1

Planet Vision: A new way of thinking about a sustainable future
Jonathan Foley, Ph.D., California Academy of Sciences



Spring 2017 Public Forum - Wednesday, May 3
Ocean acidification: How does it impact the California Coast?
Tessa Hill, Ph.D., University of California, Davis



Fall 2016 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 9
Towards a sustainable global ocean
Rashid Sumaila, Ph.D., University of British Columbia


Spring 2016 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 27
Adapting to Surprise in Our Coastal Ocean: Lessons from Ecology, Archaeology and Indigenous Knowledge
Anne Salomon, Ph.D., University of British Columbia


Fall 2015 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 4
The Sea Star Epidemic: An Arms Race for Marine Biodiversity
C. Drew Harvell, Ph.D., Cornell University


Spring 2015 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 15
Deep-Ocean Industrialization and Biodiversity Challenges in the 21st Century
Lisa Levin, Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography


Fall 2014 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 19
The Extreme Life of the Sea
Stephen Palumbi, Ph.D., Hopkins Marine Station


The Art of Science

Spring 2015 Art of Science
The Slimy and the Spineless: Portraits of Unsung Ocean Heroes
Both advocates for thinking differently about ocean preservation, photographers and authors Josie Iselin and Susan Middleton have taken similar approaches to two complementary subjects, bringing knowledge and appreciation to little-understood or recognized subjects. Seaweed (marine algae) and spineless animals (marine invertebrates) embody the two dominant realms of life in the sea, and, in fact, they form the foundation for life on earth, yet they are largely unknown to the human eye.