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May 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Ocean Authors Event: Breakpoint


Come join the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is hosting a special author event: an evening with Jeremy Jackson and Steve Chapple.

Jeremy Jackson, Director of CMBC (2007–2011), will talk about his new book Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises with co-author, and MAS-MBC alumnus, Steve Chapple. Breakpoint will be available for purchase and singing at the event.

Jackson is an emeritus professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution. He is known for his engaging public speaking and has lectured widely about the environmental crisis, including his TED Talk, How We Wrecked the Oceans, which has been viewed over a half a million times. Jackson has received more than a dozen prizes and awards for his work.

Steve Chapple is an award-winning author and writer of the national newspaper column Intellectural Capital. His previous books include Kayaking the Full Moon and Let the Mountains Talk, Let the Rivers Run.

Book signing from 5–6 p.m.

Lecture/discussion from 6–7 p.m.

Event Website

Date and Time

May 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm


Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by May 6, 2018. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee



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Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

Scripps Instiution of Oceanography

Event Category

Talks and Lectures