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Science for Everyone Lecture Series
January 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Speaker: MaryLynn Conter Strack, Zoological Society of Milwaukee
Topic: Polar Bears & Climate Change
Why have polar bears become the “poster boy” for climate change? Find out how this “charismatic mega-fauna” is being affected by global warming and learn about the polar bear’s specialization to its sea ice habitat. Learn about the most recent findings of polar bear scientists and what steps are being taken by Zoos to help this threatened species. Also discover what businesses and individuals can do to reduce their carbon footprint.