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Merimbula

Club Sapphire

119 Main St

Merimbula, NSW 2548

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The theme for the 2016 forum is Turning the tide on trash: Discussing the problems, working towards solutions, which dissects the issue of marine debris, where it comes from, what impacts it has on our environment and what we can do. The forum is run over 2 days with 4 different marine scientists presenting on their research and a pollution solution workshop run by Doug Reckord from Bournda Environmental Education Centre. The researchers come from a variety of backgrounds and will cover topics such as the effects of micro plastics on shorebirds, the economic impact of debris and how we can use citizen science to make a difference.

This year we have invluded the option to attend and see one speaker for a reduced fee. If you select full forum registration then you do not need to choose any speakers or the outdoor excursion as they are included.

Speakers for the 2016 forum are:

  • Heidi Taylor
    Presentation title: If all we do is clean-up, that’s all we’ll ever do!

  • Karen Raubenheimer
    Presentation title: How can the world control marine plastic debris

  • Dr Jennifer Lavers
    Presentation title: When nowhere is safe: ‘disposable’ plastic on the world’s most remote islands

  • Dr Paul E Duckett
    Presentation title: The mermaids tears that molluscs fear

  • Doug Reckord
    Workshop on reducing waste in our own backyard

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Merimbula

Club Sapphire

119 Main St

Merimbula, NSW 2548

Australia

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