Monday, December 15, 2008

Irreplaceable Wildlife in San Francisco Bay

My advisor just forwarded me an announcement for an event tomorrow evening....

Climate Change and San Francisco Bay Area Wildlife

San Francisco Main Library
100 Larkin St. at Grove
San Francisco, CA 94102
Civic Center near Market St
Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room

Tuesday, December 16, 6 PM

Have you ever wondered what the San Francisco Bay area would look like with rising sea levels, drought, vegetation changes, wildlife migration and other impacts of global warming? How will we and the wildlife we share this beautiful area with adapt and survive?

Climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing challenges facing the world today. Scientists predict that global warming will become a leading cause of species extinction over the next several decades. Addressing these
challenges is vital to many species' future.

Please join us for an inspiring and informational evening with leading scientists to discuss our local threatened wildlife and climate change. Find out what you can do to help save the diversity of life from climate change.

Dr. Peter Roopnarine, Curator, Dept. of Zoology, California Academy of Sciences
Tamara Williams, Physical Scientist, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Superintendent Maria Brown, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Zeke Grader, Executive Director, Institute for Fisheries Resources
Mike Lynes, Conservation Director, Golden Gate Audubon

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