University of Redlands

Human-Animal Lecture Series concludes with talk on marine mammal captivity

The University of Redlands Human-Animal Studies Lecture Series will conclude with marine mammal scientist Dr. Naomi Rose on "Beneath the Surface: The Impact of Captivity on the Welfare of Orcas" at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 in the Casa Loma Room. This event is free and open to the public.

Rose, a resident marine mammal scientist at the Animal Welfare Institute, has worked in marine mammal advocacy for more than 20 years. She is a noted expert who has appeared in the media, at universities, and on international scientific committees to discuss the treatment of marine mammals in captivity. At the Animal Welfare Institute, she has participated in a number of lawsuits in support of the rights of captive marine life. 

The annual Human-Animal Studies Lecture Series at the University of Redlands takes on the important issues around global climate change and its effects on animal species.