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Boca Raton Public Library

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400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States

December 2019

Special Speaker Presentation: Robert Macomber

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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“YACHTS THAT WENT TO WAR” - This presentation will explore the story of elegant yachts, focusing on four poignant tales about vessels which were turned into warships during the Spanish-American War. You will be astonished at the careers of these ships, and some of them went on to serve our country for decades!

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FAU Research in Action – The Health of Our Oceans: Why You Should Care

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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More than 70 percent of the Earth is covered by oceans, and our survival is highly dependent on their stability. Join Florida Atlantic University’s Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., as he talks about the state of our oceans, including activities that negatively affect their health, along with the tangible repercussions that will only intensify with time. Topics include global warming, climate change, sea level rise, ocean acidification, pollution, and harmful algal blooms.

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