''The preservation of marine biodiversity" a talk by Professor Victor Smetacek, professor of bio-oceanography, alfred wegener institute for polar and Marine research, germany and csir national institute of oceanography, Goa. The talk will throw some light on the mysterious workings of pelagic ecosystems, present charismatic denizens other than whales, sharks and penguins and also point out the immense harm that we have already inflicted on the seas around us as well as the possible measures we could take to restore teeming life to the oceans.
Chair : Dr. S.Z. Qasim, Former Secretary, Ocean development and is presently heading the centre for Science and Oceanography.
Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)