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On Site: Canio’s 2023 Moby-Dick Marathon program – Among Whales in the Wild

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On Site: Canio’s 2023 Moby-Dick Marathon program – Among Whales in the Wild

May 25, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

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Join Canio’s for the next in our 2023 Moby-Dick Marathon events programming with photographer Gaelin Rosenwaks and ecologist Carl Safina for a discussion of their work studying sperm whales in their natural environment. Both will show photos and/or videos of their work in the wild. The Moby-Dick Marathon will be June 9 – 11. More information at

Carl Safina is a world renowned ecologist, and has been awarded a MacArthur Genius prize; Pew, Guggenheim, and National Science Foundation Fellowships; book awards from Lannan, Orion, and the National Academies; and the John Burroughs, James Beard, and George Rabb medals. Safina is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University and is founding president of the not-for-profit Safina Center. He hosted the PBS series Saving the Ocean, and his writing appears in The New York Times, National Geographic, Audubon, and many other publications. Safina is the author of ten books, including Becoming Wild: How Animals Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty and Achieve Peace.

Gaelin Rosenwaks is a marine scientist, explorer, photographer, and filmmaker. She is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, and a Fellow of both the Royal Geographical Society, the Explorers Club and a member of the Society of Women Geographers. Gaelin has served on the Conservation Committee of the Explorers Club and has published widely in scientific journals and magazines. Her latest book is Sperm Whales: The Gentle Goliaths of the Oceans.
Carl and Gaelin’s books will be available for signing at the event.


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May 25, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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