UOG Researcher Speaks to the World


Guam – University of Guam Marine Lab scientist Dr. Laurie Raymundo will be speaking about her work and the conservation issues affecting Guam reefs as part of the 28th annual Science Frontières Festival, 24 Hours on Earth LIVE which will be broadcast online at: www.sciencefrontieres.com.

The event will be headquartered in Marseille, France and begins on October 12 and ends on October 13.  The event will be broadcast for 24 hours around the world via television and the World Wide Web. The festival will give a voice to scientists, non-governmental organizations, artists, whistleblowers, and citizens from over 50 countries to speak about their research and activism.

“Meet the people who make the world change,” is the mantra for the event. Dr. Raymundo feels immensely honored to have been asked to participate. Her Skype interview will take place on Saturday, October 13 at noon Guam time.  

[Dr. Laurie Raymund (right) with Hollywood director James Cameron (left) during his visit to Guam earlier this year.]

Raymundo is senior editor and co-author of Coral Disease Handbook: Guidelines for Assessment, Monitoring & Management, a book on the etiology and management of coral diseases.

For more information on the festival and to listen to Dr. Raymundo’s interview, please visit: www.sciencefrontieres.com. 

The website is originally in French and but has been translated into English here:  http://goo.gl/OjapJ.