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Florida Tech to Hold National Global Warming Teach-in on Feb. 5

01/26/2009

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Keeping attention on the critical issue of global climate change in the first 100 days of the new administration, Florida Institute of Technology will hold a National Teach-in on Global Warming on Feb. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on campus. The event, to be held in the F.W. Olin Life Sciences Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

The program will feature three of Florida Tech’s internationally noted Department of Biological Sciences faculty members. Mark Bush, Ph.D., will discuss “Conservation of Tropical Biodiversity;” Robert Van Woesik, Ph.D., will discuss “Coral Reefs: Climate-Change Rumblings in Paradise;” and Rich Aronson, Ph.D., department head, will present “Climate Change in Antarctica.” Tristan Fiedler, Ph.D., will lead a panel discussion.

The teach-in is sponsored by the Florida Tech Institute of Climate Change Adaptation. For more information, call (321) 674-8034.

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