Project Seahorse to host "Weird and Wonderful Seahorses" at Selfridges

On May 25th, Dr. Heather Koldewey, a leading seahorse expert and Associate Director of Project Seahorse, will give a talk about these weird and wonderful animals and about marine conservation more broadly.

The talk, which happens as part of the Selfridges Project Ocean campaign, will include a slideshow and short film, a question and answer session, and a Guylian chocolate tasting.

This is a public event, but RSVPs are encouraged. Please email Katie Miller to let us know you're coming. You can also download the invitation here.

When

Thursday, May 25th at 6:30 p.m. For those unable to attend the evening talk, Dr. Koldewey will be giving the presentation three other times during the day, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 and 4 p.m.

Where

The Ultralounge

Lower Floor

Selfridges Department Store

400 Oxford Street

London

About Dr. Heather Koldewey

Dr. Heather Koldewey is the Associate Director of Project Seahorse and Programme Manager for International Marine and Freshwater Conservation at the Zoological Society of London. Ever since peering into rockpools as a small child, Heather has been fascinated by what lives in water. She holds a Ph.D in genetics from the University of Wales, Swansea. Since joining ZSL, Heather has been actively engaged with marine and freshwater conservation efforts in the UK, Portugal, Philippines, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Nepal, and Mozambique. She co-founded Project Seahorse in 1996. 

About Project Ocean

From May 11th to June 12th, 2011, Selfridges is partnering with Project Seahorse and more than 20 other environmental and conservation organizations to celebrate the beauty of the ocean, highlight the issue of overfishing, and help us all understand the threats to the ocean and make positive choices about the right fish to buy and eat.