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Date: June 8, 2020
Host Organization: U.S. Consulate General Perth, in partnership with the Western Australian Marine Science Institution
FIU Speaker: James Fourqurean

Information: The U.S. and Australia collaborate in many areas, including researching our oceans. The U.S. Consulate Perth celebrated World Oceans Day 2020 with a virtual event featuring Edith Cowan University (ECU)'s Oscar Serrano (speaking from Shark Bay, Western Australia) & Florida International University's James Fourqurean (Miami, Florida). They shared insights on blue carbon research, including U.S.-Australia collaboration to estimate the levels in Australia with a particular focus on seagrass. They also had great advice for young researchers.

View the webinar recording to watch the whole event or find out about the key takeaways from the event in this CASE News article.