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Dive into marine science topics with the Ocean Expert Exchange series hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School and the ANGARI Foundation.  Join us on these virtual experiences to deepen your knowledge of the marine world through livestream on Zoom and YouTube.


Topic: Billfish Conservation

Speaker: Peter Chaibongsai, Director of Conservation Programs- The Billfish Foundation

Peter Chaibongsai leads all of the Conservation Programs – Science, Policy, and Education – for The Billfish Foundation (TBF), a non-profit organization solely dedicated to the conservation of billfish populations worldwide. Peter oversees TBF’s cornerstone Tag & Release Program, researches marine policy issues and assists in cultivating strategy with key conservation partners. He also developed and oversees TBF’s volunteer/intern program and provides educational and outreach assistance at special events. Peter received his Bachelor of Arts in Marine Affairs and Policy with a concentration in Aquaculture and a Master’s in Marine Affairs and Policy from the University of Miami.

K-12 Resources: Extension Activities

Spring Series Schedule:

Feb. 24 – Billfish Conservation

Apr. 14 – The Florida Manta Project

May 19 – Crewed Submersibles for Scientific Exploration


Name: Scientist in Every Florida School

Email: skillingsworth@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

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Name: ANGARI Foundation

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ZOOM Webinar

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