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Members' Dinner: "Lessons From the Deep" w/ David E. Guggenheim

Lessons from the Deep: What the Oceans are Telling Us and Why it Matters

From the hallways of Washington, DC to thousands of feet below the sea, get a unique perspective on our oceans including their threats and what's being done to reverse their decline. Learn how our perspectives on the oceans have changed over the past 50 years, and despite our species' journey into space, how little we actually know about the salt-water-covered portion of our own planet. Dr. David E. Guggenheim, the “Ocean Doctor,” takes us on a multimedia journey below the surface, to Alaska’s Bering Sea and the Gulf of Mexico as he pilots a tiny submersible; to the unexplored waters of Cuba, a living time machine; to breathtaking areas in the Southern Atlantic, including South Georgia, where Ernest Shackleton found rescue, and Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited island in the world; and to Gulf communities he is helping to recover from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Time: 6:00PM Check-in, 6:30 - 9:00PM

Location: Clark Room, Explorers Club Headquarters

Member Ticket Price: $65

Guest Ticket Price: $70

Reservation Notes:

Dinners are open to Members and their guests. To make a reservation please email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call the Club at 212-628-8383

Cancellation/”No Show” Policy

* If a reservation is canceled within 5 days of the catered event, there will be No Refund of the ticket price.
* Credit Cards provided for payment will be charged within 4 days prior to the event.
* There are no refunds for a “No Show” to a catered event.

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