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Lecture: The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument: Large-scale Marine Protected Areas, a New Genre of Marine Conservation
August 3, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Come learn about “The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument: Large-scale Marine Protected Areas, a New Genre of Marine Conservation” on Wednesday, August 3rd, from 6:30 – 8 pm at the UH Mānoa Architecture Auditorium.
In advance of the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) World Conservation Congress Hawaiʻi 2016, the Sakamaki Extraordinary Lecture Series at the University of Hawaiʻi offers presentations and discussions with experts in the fields of climate change and sustainable architecture, environmental justice, and the conservation and protection of native plants, the ocean and marine life.
This lecture will feature Aulani Wilhelm, Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans for Conservation International, and Chair, IUCN-WCPA Large-Scale Marine Protected Area Task Force. Wilhelm led the designation of what has become the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and World Heritage site, served as an advisor to UNESCO’s Marine World Heritage Programme, and was Director of Ocean Initiatives for NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
FREE and open to the public.