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Blue Extinction: Biodiversity Loss in Aquatic Environments

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Two panels of talks on extinction in aquatic environments, supported by ASLE-UKI and the Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

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Join us for two panels of talks on biodiversity loss in aquatic environments by experts in the humanities and the sciences.

This event is supported by ASLE-UKI and the Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC), and will take place via Blackboard Collaborate. Registered participants will receive two links to both panels via email on Monday the 24th of May, and again, 1 hour prior to the first panel.

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Morning panel, 10:00AM BST:

Dr Killian Quigley (The University of Sydney) - “The Incredible Refuse of the Sea”: Cemetery Ecologies of the Ocean Floor

Dr Tom Bristow (James Cook University) - “nothing but the start of terror”

Dr Maria Beger (University of Leeds) – Tropicalisation: how climate change reshapes subtropical and temperate reefs

Moderator: Vera Fibisan (The University of Sheffield)

Afternoon panel, 2:00PM BST:

Prof Steve Mentz (St. John’s University) - “We Will All Be Marine Mammals Soon”: Oceanic Dislocation and Extinction from Shakespeare to the Left-to-Die Boat

Prof Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger) - “Extinction remains: Museum collection practices and the hunt for Caribbean monk seals”

Dr Tom Webb (The University of Sheffield) - “Extinction in the sea: what do we know, and what can we expect?”

Moderator: Dr Rachel Murray (The University of Sheffield)

Our seminars are free to attend, but there are some costs involved in their organisation. If you enjoyed the seminar, please do consider making a small donation to help cover our costs.

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