BOSTON -- Join author Todd McLeish as he recounts his adventures studying the elusive narwhal, the rare Arctic whale with the spiral tusk. He will take the audience high above the Arctic Circle with teams of narwhal researchers seeking to solve the mysteries of the animal’s migrations and its tusk. He will also share insights into the animal’s significance in Inuit culture and how the warming planet is affecting the species. Book signing to follow.
The New England Aquarium hosts a series of informative free lectures, films, and discussions for the community this fall. The Lowell Institute supports the lectures which are all held in the Aquarium’s Simons IMAX Theatre on Central Wharf in Boston beginning at 7 p.m. Programs last about an hour with discussions afterward, and most are available on the Aquarium’s YouTube channel afterward. Pre-registration is encouraged on the Aquarium’s website. (Link listed below.)