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Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- The Symbiotic Relationship of International Treaties and Federal Wildlife Conservation Laws

WED, JANUARY 9, 2013, 01:15 PM EST

Michael Young discussed the mutually beneficial association of international wildlife conservation treaties and the domestic statutes that implement them. Read More >

The Grand Canyon was added to the World Heritage List in 1979.  Photograph courtesy of the National Park Service.

Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- World Heritage: A Made-in-America Achievement

WED, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012, 01:15 PM EST

In his September 12, 2012 presentation, Jonathan B. Tourtellot explained what the World Heritage Program is, how sites are selected for the List, and why World Heritage listings benefit both the U.S. and its international partners. Read More >

Landsat image of the coast of Cancun, Mexico. Courtesy of the US Geological Survey.

Speech: OIA-DOI Museum Brown Bag -- Monitoring the Earth with 40 Years of Landsat Data

WED, JULY 18, 2012, 01:15 PM EST

For four decades, Landsat satellites have acquired space-based images of the Earth’s land surface, coastal shallows, and coral reefs. In his July 18, 2012 lecture, Dr. Bruce Quirk discussed the Landsat program and the global record it has revealed. Read More >