Events

Vanishing Point II - South West Marine Debris Clean Up

Summary

A series of science talks presented in conjunction with the Vanishing Point exhibition.

Start Date

14th Oct 2017 10:00am

End Date

14th Oct 2017 11:00am

Venue

Aurora Theatre, IMAS Waterfront Building, Castray Esplanade

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries: ajrhodes@utas.edu.au

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point is an arts/science collaboration to raise awareness about the issues surrounding plastics pollution in the oceans and its ecological, biological and social impact.

Throughout the exhibition we are holding a series of public talks on Saturday mornings at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS):

14 OCTOBER

Matt Dell - South West Marine Debris Clean Up - an annual expedition to Tasmania’s rugged southwest beaches to remove marine debris.

21 OCTOBER

Angela Hansen - Is that bird eating plastic or is it playing with it? - Animal interactions with macro- and microplastics

28 OCTOBER

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson - From surfing to a senate enquiry

4 NOVEMBER

Lauren Roman - Is plastic ingestion a threat to Tasmanian seabirds?

Exhibition runs 6 October - 25 November 2017