Gretel Ehrlich at NatGeo

National Geographic headquarters will host some geologically-relevant events coming up:

In the Empire of Ice

Tuesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.
With writer Gretel Ehrlich
For a National Geographic–supported expedition, Gretel Ehrlich circumnavigated the Arctic Circle to document the indigenous cultures inhabiting its starkly beautiful landscapes, as advancing climate change threatens traditional ways of life. This is the first event in the 2-part Quest for Adventure series. Purchase as a series and save! NG MEMBER: $15 / 2-part Series: $26
GENERAL PUBLIC: $18 / 2-part Series: $30

Need, Greed, and a
Sustainable Future

Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
With scholar Saleem H. Ali
Would the world be a better place if human societies curbed their desires for material goods? Scholar and environmental visionary Saleem H. Ali suggests that the answer is not so simple. Join him to find out why.NG MEMBER: $15 / GENERAL PUBLIC: $18

A River Runs Dry

Monday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
With Author and Adventurer
Jonathan Waterman

Did you know that the Colorado River, also known as the American Nile, now reaches the sea in only the wettest of years and the Delta, once one of the greatest desert estuaries in the world, has been reduced to less than ten percent of its original size? Join author Jonathan Waterman, the first person to travel the Colorado River from source to sea, for a look at the river and how its demise might be averted. This is the second event in the 2-part Quest for Adventure series. Purchase as a series and save!NG MEMBER: $15 / 2-part Series: $26
GENERAL PUBLIC: $18 / 2-part Series: $30

All events are held in National Geographic’s Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M Street N.W. National Geographic is a short walk from the Farragut North (red line) and Farragut West (blue/orange lines) Metro stops.

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