Amanda Vincent is a Canadian marine biologist and conservationist, and one of the world’s leading experts on seahorses and related species. She currently holds the Chair of the IUCN SSC Seahorse, Pipefish, and Seadragon Specialist Group and is the marine representative on the IUCN’s International Red List Committee, as well as being the Chair of its Marine Conservation Committee. She previously held the Canada Research Chair in Marine Conservation at the UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada from 2002 to 2012. Vincent co-founded and directs Project Seahorse, an interdisciplinary and international organization committed to conservation and sustainable use of the world’s coastal marine ecosystems. In 2020, she became the first marine conservationist to win the Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading prize for animal conservation.
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DIVE IN with Liz and Sylvia is a casual, free-flowing, and educational conversation and encourages ocean and nature enthusiasts of all ages to join. Sylvia, Liz, and Amanda will take questions via Q & A text and voice call-in from the attendees. Get your questions ready!
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Jul 8th, 2021 03:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)