Chase some coral reefs today at St. Petersburg's Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Screen the film 'Chasing Coral', then talk with reef biologists.

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Screen Chasing Coral in St. Petersburg June 9

So, you say climate change isn't a thing? Fine. You're entitled to your opinion, but the rest of us would like some science, please. And here's some right now: The Coral Reef Research Group, part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, will screen the Netflix documentary Chasing Coral. The doc dives into issues like coral bleaching and discusses what's happening — and what could happen — to coral reefs across the globe. After the screening, reef biologists will answer questions. 


Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 8th Ave. SE, St. Petersburg | June 9: 2 p.m. | 727-896-8626 | Learn more and RSVP here.


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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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