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Bird Friendly Coffee Show with Student Lightning Talks

April 23, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  1. Jasmine Fuller 

Economics Ph.D Program, Howard University, Washington DC

Presentation Title: Shaping Earth Optimism using Environmental Data

Description: This presentation will discuss the importance of agencies that collect environmental data and the impact they have on the future of our environment.

  1. Robert Posont 

Comparative Stress Physiologist, PhD student at George Mason University & Research Fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Presentation Title:  Translating Success - Optimism in enclosures and publishing for public knowledge.

Description: This talk discusses how to use immune markers of health to improve our ability to monitor welfare in zoo and aquarium species, and the importance of a next generation of scientists who are willing to communicate their work to a curious public.

  1. Yohanis Lamere

MS Program in Social Enterprise at School of International Service, American University, Washington DC

Presentation Title: The power of Experiment: Looking for the different meanings of climate change

Description: Tjipta Boedaja is a traditional art community-based in Central Java, Indonesia. They have a powerful philosophy of nature and climate that becomes the living values of the members who develop creative ways to disseminate the climate among members. 

  1. Anthony Julian Gomez 

Biology Undergraduate Program, University of California Santa Barbara

Presentation Title: Geographic Variation in Island Scrub-Jay Vocalizations
Description: Habitat type influences the vocalizations of Island Scrub-Jays; evidence in support of speciation without geographic isolation. 

Speakers

Jasmine Fuller

Jasmine Fuller

Economics Ph.D Program, Howard University, Washington DC

Anthony Julian Gomez

Anthony Julian Gomez

University of California Santa Barbara and Smithsonian Institution Scholar

Yohanis Lamere

Yohanis Lamere

MS Program in Social Enterprise at School of International Service, American University, Washington DC

Robert J. Posont

Robert J. Posont

Comparative Stress Physiologist, PhD student at George Mason University & Research Fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

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