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Ships vs. Whales

Sustainability Series

Gershon Cohen

  • Co-Executive Director, Great Whale Conservancy

In this talk, Cohen will discuss the status of blue whales and the threats they face, including ships strikes, sonar and seismic testing, and commercial krill harvests.

Cohen co-founded the Great Whale Conservancy (GWC) in 2010. GWC’s focus is stopping ship strikes on endangered blue whales in the world’s major shipping lanes. Cohen holds a bachelor’s in biology, a master’s in molecular biology, and a doctorate in environmental policy.

Lunch will be provided.

Friday, December 5, 2014
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.