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Voice of the Sea, Innovation in Science Communication – Professor Kanesa Duncan Seraphin, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Mar 1, 2019 | earth and environment, stem education

Original Article Reference

https://doi.org/10.26320/SCIENTIA292

About this episode

Communicating science to the public is a difficult undertaking; communicating it in a way that encourages people to change their behaviour is a rare achievement. With her television series Voice of the Sea, Dr Kanesa Duncan Seraphin has produced an innovative program that connects viewers with ocean science and scientists and encourages them to take action to protect our seas.
 

 

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• Good science communication helps people make informed decisions and motivates them to take appropriate and affirmative action.

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