[MARMAM] Net Loss: The Vanishing Vaquita Porpoise

Amy Whitt adwhitt at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 08:10:37 PDT 2017

*Net Loss: The Vanishing Vaquita Porpoise*

Learn about one of the most endangered marine mammal species in the world
and the efforts to save it during “Net Loss: The Vanishing Vaquita
Porpoise,” *7-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2* at Collin College’s Spring Creek
Campus Living Legends Conference Center in Plano, Texas

This free public event will include a screening of “Souls of the Vermilion
Sea,” a documentary film by Wild Lens about the struggle to save the
vaquita, as well as forum addressing related topics. Senior Marine
Scientist, Amy Whitt M.E.M., will provide information about the vaquita,
discuss the main threats to the species, and provide an update on the
unprecedented international conservation effort taking place in the Gulf of
California right now. Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks, Collin College Professor
of Psychology, will discuss how conservation psychology can encourage
safeguarding of wildlife and the natural world. You will also learn about
ways that you can help save the vaquita.

Local environmental organizations will be on hand with helpful information.
Refreshments will be available and Collin College student art will be on
display. “Net Loss” is co-sponsored by multiple Collin College
organizations, including Psi Beta, Collin Association for Sustainable
Efforts, LULAC, and the Honors Institute.

You aren’t in the Plano, Texas area? No problem. You can join the event via
the webinar. Details are provided below.

Webinar Instructions:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/144800970

Or iPhone one-tap:
    US: +16465588656,,144800970#  or +16699006833,,144800970#
Or Telephone
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833
    Meeting ID: 144 800 970

    International numbers available:

*Amy D. Whitt, M.E.M.*
CEO, Senior Scientist

Azura Consulting LLC
*c* 870-919-2636
*o* 972-905-1416

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