Event Date: Tuesday, November 7
Event Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Renaissance Riverview Hotel, Mobile

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Marine Environmental Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Riverview Hotel in downtown Mobile.  This will be a wonderful luncheon featuring award-wining Scientist, Dr. Carl Safina.  Awards will also be presented to an individual and a business or organization that have made outstanding contributions to marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region. 

Purchase tickets through the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Carl Safina works to show that nature and human dignity require each other. His recent works probe the ways in which our relationship with the natural world affects human relations, and how the scientific facts imply the need for moral and ethical responses. 

Safina, who has a PhD in ecology from Rutgers University, is the author of more than a hundred scientific and popular publications. Dr. Safina is also the author of numerous notable award winning books such as, “Blue Ocean,” “Eye of the Albatross,” “Voyage of the Turtle,” and Safina’s chronicle of the Gulf blowout, “A Sea in Flames” which was released on April 19, 2011 on the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion.

Dr. Safina is founding president of Blue Ocean Institute and is adjunct professor at Stony Brook University  Safina is a MacArthur Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, a Pew Fellow in Marine conservation, an Utne Reader visionary, and a recipient of Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo’s Rabb Medal, among other honors.