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Talk by N.Y. Times Science Writer Carol Kaesuk Yoon

Le Moyne College will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a talk by Carol Kaesuk Yoon on Wednesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Grewen Auditorium. The title of her talk is “Forget tree planting, recycling and your carbon footprint: What you should really do this Earth Day.”

Carol Kaesuk Yoon has been a science writer for the New York Times since 1992. Her recent book, “Naming Nature,” is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was named one of the best books of 2009 by New Scientist Magazine. She holds a doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University.

The talk is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow.

The event is sponsored by the O’Connell Professorship, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Urban and Regional Applied Research (CURAR)and the Center for the Study of Environmental Change. For more information, visit the Web site listed below or call (315) 445-4537.

posted on: 4/6/2010