20 November 2015
On November 12, 2015 the Tara “Ocean & Climate” Pavilion was inaugurated in Paris near the Pont Alexandre III in the presence of Ségolène Royal, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Irina Bokova, general director of UNESCO, and agnès b., designer and co-founder Tara Expeditions.
The 600 m2 space installed on the banks of the Seine aims to show the important role played by the ocean in the global climate – A place for scientific meetings, discussions, discoveries and civic engagement appealing to a very wide public.
Throughout Tara’s new exhibition “The Ocean in the 21st Century” you will learn more about the role of the ocean in climate, the essential services the ocean provides us, and the solutions it can offer to global warming.
The visit ends with an immersion in the biodiversity of the ocean. Thanks to an aquarium equipped with cameras set up by Oceanopolis (Brest), you can explore the marine life of the Brittany coast. Facilitators tell stories of Ocean and Climate, explaining the impacts of climate change on marine life and the solutions developed from projects involving scientists and industrials in Brittany.
A series of lectures for the general public and specialists, and screenings of documentary films are programmed.