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The State of Our Oceans: Environmentalist outlines climate woes at UC San Diego lecture

The State of Our Oceans: Environmentalist outlines climate woes at UC San Diego lecture

"Visualize a beautiful planet," advised Eve Simmons — environmental activist, keynote speaker, green blogger and consultant to both the California legislature and San Diego Fish & Wildlife. "And save our Earth 'cause it's the only planet in the universe with chocolate candy!" she added with a smile.

Simmons insists she's an eternal optimist, but she can also tell you about 100 things that are going deadly wrong with the planet that will raise the hairs on your head.

"We have about a dog's life left until we hit global environmental disaster," she warned, turning to her serious side. "Yet, we have to be optimistic! It's best if we look...

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