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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Dr. Ellen Prager
President of Earth2Ocean Inc.
Wonders of the Galápagos
Dr. Prager, marine scientist and author, has built a national reputation as a scientist and spokesperson on earth and ocean science issues. With her expertise and ability to make science entertaining and understandable for all ages, she focuses much of her time on bringing science to life through writing, working with the media, creating innovative partnerships, and speaking events. She works as a freelance writer, consultant, and science advisor to Celebrity Cruises in the Galapagos Islands. Past appointments include Chief Scientist for the Aquarius Reef Base program in Key Largo, FL, which includes the world’s only undersea research station, and the Assistant Dean at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Dr. Prager has appeared on The Today Show and NBC News, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News, CBS Early Show, Larry King, The Weather Channel, in shows for the Discovery Channel, and was a consultant for the Disney movie, Moana. Dr. Prager has participated in research expeditions to places such as the Galápagos Islands, Papua New Guinea, Caribbean, Bahamas, and the deep waters of the Florida Reef Tract.
Come join us for an exciting exploration of the Galápagos Islands, from its unusual animals and their adaptations to the rich volcanic landscapes! These islands form one of the world’s most fascinating and unique locations, and Dr. Prager has long worked in the Galápagos and will share her experiences and the wonder through stories and images. She’ll also share how she integrated these into her new adventure novel for middle grades, Escape Galápagos.
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