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Public Lecture Series with Michael Fishbach

The Last Giants

The Magnificent and Endangered Blue Whales

The Last Giants features stunning visuals, both stills and video, illustrating the majesty and beauty of the world’s giants — the great whales. Some acoustical recordings will be used as well as charts and maps as the viewer will be taken on a journey of discovery into the lives of the Blue and other great whales.

24 years of fieldwork in some of the world’s finest regions to encounter these animals will offer up exciting firsthand stories to go with the visuals. The audience will learn how whales positively affect the global economy and how in the course of their lives they help both enrich the world’s oxygen supply and assist in the fight against global climate change.

In 2011, Fishbach and a small group of boat mates saved the life of a young Humpback whale which was imprisoned in a large fishing net. Highlights of this rescue will be shown and discussed. He also appeared on television around the globe, discussing this life changing event which has now been viewed as the film “Saving Valentina” over 40 million times on You Tube!

Mr. Fishbach’s presentation leads the viewer to the inevitable conclusion that having masses of large whales swimming in the world’s oceans is not only a moral imperative, but a physical necessity.

Former professional tennis player Michael Fishbach, a native New Yorker, has spent the last 24 years of his life studying, learning from and working to protect the world’s great whales. He currently works the large whale field season in the Gulf of California and has done so for the past 20 years consecutively. He also is the Executive Director of the Great Whale Conservancy, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping the plight of the world’s great whales with a special emphasis on the endangered Blue whale.

Date: Wednesday, December 7th

Time: 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Lecture

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: $10

Guest Ticket Price: $25

Student Ticket Price:

$5 with a valid Student ID

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