Lecture & book signing: Copies of One Island, One Ocean will be available for purchase and signing by the author, following the presentation.
Featured Speaker: David Thoreson is a professional photographer and explorer from Lake Okoboji, Iowa. David has been on adventures much of his life, photographing, exploring and studying the oceans and polar regions of the world. He is the first American sailor in history to accomplish the infamous Northwest Passage in both directions. His striking work has appeared in a broad spectrum of media, from PBS and the Smithsonian to a recent TED Talk. His ABC documentary on the 28,000-mile scientific voyage around the North and South American continents was nominated for a 2011 Emmy.When home at his Iowa studio he operates a fine art gallery featuring his photography work.
The Science Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Academy of Science-St. Louis and the Saint Louis Zoo. This event is sponsored by the Alaska Wilderness League.