Planetary health and geology: how do rocks and people connect?
Date:1 May 2018, 4:30pm - 1 May 2018, 5:30pm
We have one earth, aged 4. 5 billion years. Geology illuminates space-time processes, explaining Earth-evolution.
Fascination science. Whale rescues: wildly irresponsible or responsible for the wild?
Date:24 April 2018, 7:00pm - 24 April 2018, 8:30pm
Despite costly, logistically challenging efforts to rescue live whales during a stranding, there remains a disconcerting lack of animal welfare evidence, including the impacts of human manipulation and the fate of rescued individuals. Karen talks about a record breaking 600 whale stranding event in Feb 2017, and the social, ethical and animal welfare issues surrounding rescue attempts. She offers considerations for future discourse, research and practice in the broader context of conservation welfare.