Oceans Advocate to Speak at Searsport Museum
August 20, 2014
On Thursday, August 21, at 7:00 p.m., Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory will present The Sea Connects All Things, an illustrated talk on the ocean as an integrated global social system. The lecture will be held at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine.
Neill will suggest actions for organizations and individuals to adopt as innovative strategies for the future. Neill has appeared on television documentaries on PBS, A&E, Discovery and National Geographic Society productions. This talk is at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine. Tickets are $8 for museum members and Searsport residents, and $10 for non-members.
The World Ocean Observatory advocates for the ocean through independent, responsible, apolitical science, and is dedicated to advancing public understanding of ocean issues through institutional collaboration and partnerships, pro-active programs, and connection with individual subscribers around the world. It was founded in 2004 as a recommendation of the 1998 Independent World Commission on the Future of the Oceans. Neill has also served as President of the South Street Seaport Museum, New York, and as Director for Maritime Preservation for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He is a Trustee of Penobscot Marine Museum.
For more information on Museum events, exhibits and programs, go to www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org or call 207-548-2529 or 0334.