'Chasing Coral' will be presented as part of Sustainability Film Series

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WYOMISSING, Pa. — As part of the Penn State Berks Sustainability Film Series, the college will host a screening of the film “Chasing Coral” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Room 101 of the Franco Building. Jennifer Koss, director of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coral Reef Conservation Program, will present a Q&A session via Zoom after the film screening. This event is free and open to the public.

“Chasing Coral” is a Netflix original documentary. A description of the film is on the website: "Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world."

Future film screenings will include "River Blue" on April 8 and "Half-Mile, Upwind, On Foot" on April 29.

The Sustainability Film Series is sponsored by the Penn State Berks Sustainability Team. For more information, visit the Sustainabiity at Penn State Berks website or contact Mahsa Kazempour, associate professor of science education at Penn State Berks, at 610-396-6312 or via email at [email protected].