Podcast: SciCafe–The Future of Our Oceans with Jeremy Jackson

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Several varieties of coral in a coral reef with large toadstool leather coral

The worlds’ oceans have changed dramatically in the 50+ years that marine ecologist Jeremy Jackson has been studying them. Overfishing, pollution, and climate change have converted once-thriving ecosystems like coral reefs and mangrove forests into slime-covered wastelands. But Dr. Jackson has shed his former nickname of ”Dr. Doom” and now focuses on the remarkable resilience of the oceans–if only humans can give them time and space to recover. 

Podcast: RSS | iTunes (48:08, 46.4 MB)

This SciCafe took place at the Museum on June 5, 2019.