During monthly Harborside Chats, New England Aquarium President and CEO Vikki Spruill takes to Facebook Live for a casual conversation with a member of our team.

For her March 13, 2019, livestream event, Vikki sat down with Heather Pettis, Associate Scientist at the Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life.

Vikki Spruill and Heather Pettis

These conversations highlight the work of our staff and scientists, tapping into their areas of expertise to better understand current issues and learn how their work reinforces the Aquarium’s mission to protect the blue planet. Vikki’s conversation with Heather, a member of the Anderson Cabot Center’s Right Whale Research team and head of the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium, focused on the iconic North Atlantic right whales, the threats facing this endangered species, and what the Aquarium is doing to help. 

Listen in to Vikki and Heather’s conversation for a deep dive on this issue.

Harborside Chat with Vikki Spruill: March 2019

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Banner photo: A North Atlantic right whale mother and calf, photographed by New England Aquarium researchers during an aerial survey (Credit: New England Aquarium)