BUEI Talks Set To Present ‘Planet Madagascar’

May 12, 2015

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present ‘Planet Madagascar’ by Travis Steffens on May 14 and May 19.

The event poster says, “Come and experience the marvels of Madagascar whilst learning about the environmental and social issues plaguing this beautiful island and how they are being resolved. Get your passports ready as you’ll want to head over to Madagascar after experiencing this exciting presentation.

“Don’t forget to visit the Madagascar exhibit at Bermuda’s Aquarium, Museum & Zoo – a taste of Madagascar right in Bermuda.”

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A spokesperson said, “Widely known as ‘the lemur guy,’ Travis has spent many years studying endangered lemurs and is the founder of Planet Madagascar. Travis has brought travellers on over 50 trips to Southern Africa, Madagascar, Central America, Russia, and the Canadian Rockies.

“Travis is an International Fellow of the Explorers Club, an Explorer in Residence with Kensington Tours, a member of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, holds a BSc and MA in Primatology, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto.”

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Each presentation will get underway at 7.30pm, with a Sushi Happy Hour to be held at Harbourfront from 5.00pm to 6.30pm, with dinner opening at 6.00pm.

Tickets cost $20 for members and $25 for non-members, and are available by calling 294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.

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