CMA Continues Free Speaker Series
CLEARWATER - Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) will continue its free speaker series on Thursday, May 20, with "Effects of Oil on Our Local Marine Ecosystem and Animals." In light of the recent oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, there will be many environmental impacts for a long time to come. During the presentation, representatives from CMA and the Sierra Club will address the impact on the marine environment and how specific animals are impacted by oil spills. Video clips from a press conference CMA recently hosted on the oil spill will also be used. "Effects of Oil on Our Local Marine Ecosystem and Animals" will include the following:
As part of this free program, CMA will host "Sub-Sea Diving Adventures" on June 17th. Visit www.SeeWinter.com to see speaker series lectures planned for the entire year.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a Florida non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to marine life rescue, rehabilitation and release, and environmental education. CMA is home to dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks, and more. Winter the dolphin's story of survival and inspiration has touched millions of people around the world. A movie about her life story is in the works with Warner Bros.-based Alcon Entertainment. Her documentary, "Winter: The Dolphin that Could," takes viewers on an extraordinary journey through her rescue, fight to stay alive and extensive rehabilitation. Scholastic published Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again in October 2009.
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