Save The Great South Bay, 501(c)3 is proud to host a panel discussion on The Story of Plastic, a powerful new documentary exposing the sources and consequences of global plastic pollution. Attendees will receive complimentary access to the film to view ahead of the expert panel discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
About this Event
Save The Great South Bay invites you to join us in viewing The Story of Plastic, a powerful new documentary exposing the sources and consequences of global plastic pollution. Attendees will receive complimentary access to the film to view ahead of the expert panel discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
Attendees will receive a link to stream the film from Save The Great South Bay approximately no later than 72 hours before the event start time. The link will be delivered to you at the email address you use to RSVP here. We will then host a panel discussion and Q&A via Zoom on June 25th at 6 pm EST. You will receive a separate link for the Zoom event alongside the streaming link.
Our panelists include:
Erica Cirino – Writer, artist, and wildlife rehabilitator, Erica explores the intersection between the natural environment and human impacts. Her work has been published in Scientific American, Vice, Ars Technica, and other popular scientific publications.
Dr. Judith S. Weis – Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences at Rutgers University, Newark. Dr. Weis’ research focuses on estuarine ecology and ecotoxicology, and she has published over 200 refereed scientific papers. She is interested in stresses in estuaries and their effects on organisms, populations, and communities.
Dr. Arthur Kopelman, Ph.D – Marine mammal population ecologist. Dr. Kopelman, is the president of the Coastal Research and Education Society of LI (CRESLI),a director at Save the Great South Bay, a Professor Emeritus of Science/Ecology in the Dept. of Science and Mathematics at SUNY F.I.T. and holds the rank of SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus.