You are invited to join world-renowned National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry for an evening of scientific exploration about two extraordinary underwater Atlantic Ocean landmarks in New England.
RSVP to join us at the New England Aquarium in Boston at 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
Come learn about the need to permanently protect these special places from human threats – forever.
Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine and the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts, 150 miles off Cape Cod, are two spectacular underwater places located off New England’s coast. These precious ecosystems provide refuge for hundreds of species, many of which are rare and unique, and they are critical to the vibrancy of our coastal communities.
But these treasures are under threat from climate change, industrial exploitation and fishing.
That’s why we’re gathering with distinguished guests, including Brian Skerry and some of New England’s most prominent marine scientists: Dr. Jon Witman, professor at Brown University; Dr. Peter Auster, Senior Research Scientist at Mystic Aquarium; and Dr. Scott Kraus,ice President for Research at the New England Aquarium.
We hope you’ll attend our free pre-event reception at 5:30, where you’ll meet fellow supporters from CLF and other environmental organizations involved in this historic effort to permanently protect Atlantic Ocean treasures – and make your voice heard in support of these marine treasures.
Now is the time to protect Cashes Ledge and the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts – and we need your help! Your presence will show that the people of New England care about these underwater ocean landmarks. RSVP today.
September 2, 2015 | Reception: 5:30 | Event: 6:15
New England Aquarium, Simons IMAX Theater, downtown Boston
Before you go… CLF is working every day to create real, systemic change for New England’s environment. And we can’t solve these big problems without people like you. Will you be a part of this movement by considering a contribution today? If everyone reading our blog gave just $10, we’d have enough money to fund our legal teams for the next year.