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The Threat of Rising Toxicity
July 6, 2012  
Susan Shaw

The Maine Coastal Program recently sponsored an event in recognition of World Oceans Day. Dr. Susan Shaw's presentation addressed the current imperiled state of the world’s oceans and the importance of preserving marine ecosystems for current and future generations.


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Dr. Shaw is a marine toxicologist and founder/director of the Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI) in Blue Hill, and Professor at The School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York, Albany.

This talk was recorded June 8, 2012, World Oceans Day, at USM's Abromson Center in Portland.

Dr. Shaw’s presentation included a three-minute video highlighting insights from her research as a marine toxicologist, what she learned from her dive into the Gulf of Mexico oil slick and her vision of healthier oceans in the future.

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Marine Environmental Research Institute


State University of New York, Albany


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