On March 16, Mario Hill, a famous Marine biologists and a polar ice photographer was invited to deliver a lecture entitled "polar circle inside and outside of photography" at JUFE. The photography association from Arts School, vice President Wang Xiaoping, art school teachers and students listened to the lecture, all of which were more than 200 people.
Seminars hosted by the art school Dean Bao Lixiang .This lecture developed by Mario Hill's own shooting experience, and his team’s more than hundred of photography works and dozens of videos that show the polar animals wonderful landscape and numerous fascinating natural details visually by a witty language about his indissoluble bond with animals and the profound influence on animal populations by climate change. He introduced different animals living habits, life scenes and his different shooting ways according to different animals, taking walrus, elephant seals, narwhal, coelenteron comb jelly, software plankton, polar bears, white-cheeked Huangmei penguins and other animals for example. Beautiful pictures and rare scenes brought immersive experience for the audience.
After the lecture, Mario Hill interacted with us and answered students' questions patiently. He said that overfishing and climate change affect the Marine ecological environment. There is a lot of work protecting global fish resources. It is reported that this is Mario Hill's first lecture in China which brought a different "ocean tour" for the teachers, students and photographers of our school, showing a successful oceanographers’ courage, boldness and emotion and having a positive role in deepening the understanding of related fields for teachers and students, as well as the construction of diversified campus learning environment.