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Mon, 02 Oct



Projection "Sea of Shadows" (Sea of shadows) V.O. subtitled

Screening + colloquium

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Projection "Sea of Shadows" (Sea of shadows) V.O. subtitled
Projection "Sea of Shadows" (Sea of shadows) V.O. subtitled

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02 Oct 2023, 18:30

GIJÓN AQUARIUM BIOPARC, Playa De Poniente, S/N, 33212 Gijón, Asturias, Spain

About the event

(Sea of shadows,subtitled original version)

Austria, 105 min, 2019. Terra Mater Factual Studio.

The vaquita is the smallest whale that exists. The species is in danger of extinction with its populations declining more and more. The cause is the union of the Mexican drug cartels and Chinese traffickers to poach the totoaba in the Sea of Cortez. Their deadly methods threaten to destroy virtually all marine life in the region, including the vaquita.

“Sea of Shadows” follows a team of scientists, conservationists, investigative journalists, and brave undercover agents, as well as the Mexican Navy, as they risk their lives to save the last remaining vaquitas and bring this syndicate to justice. of international crime.

After the screening there will be a colloquium where they will discuss these dangers with Javier Cristobo,OPIS Senior Scientist. Oceanographic Center of Gijón. Institute ​Spanish of Oceanography. Superior Council of Scientific Investigations,Arturo Morales,Professor of Zoology and Director of the Archaeozoology Laboratory and the Department of Biology of the Autonomous University of MadridDavid Alvarez,professor of zoology and researcher at the University of Oviedo and creator of the blog Naturaleza Cantábrica yJose Heredia, veterinarian of the General Directorate of Maritime Fisheries of the Principality of Asturias.

Moderator: Susana Acle,responsible for veterinary medicine and research at BIOPARC Aquarius of Gijón.


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