Virtual Expedition to Antarctica with Michael Carvalho


Join photographer Michael Carvalho for a live Zoom presentation on his travels and photography in Antarctica. The lecture will take place online via Zoom on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 2:00PM. Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link. Register on the library calendar.

Michael Carvalho is a National member of The Explorers Club (TEC). Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences. The Club’s members have been responsible for an illustrious series of famous firsts: First to the North Pole, first to the South Pole, first to the summit of Mount Everest, first to the deepest point in the ocean, first to the surface of the moon—all accomplished by our members. TEC’s mission is to inspire exploration and the protection of wild places, from our backwoods to our oceans, mountain peaks and distant galaxies – while sustaining a spirit of fellowship among explorers and the scientific community.

Carvalho was elected to become a member of TEC following his successful 2018 Scuba Diving Expedition to Antarctica, and his work as a Delegate to the United Nations Environment Program for North America at the UNEA-4 Summit in Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. “Exploration opens the mind to the wonders of the world, “ said Carvalho. “I am deeply honored to be elected to The Explorers Club and committed to advancing the mission of this remarkable Community.”

Michael Carvalho is president of Carvalho & Associates, P.C. with offices in Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA. He specializes in environmental law, including litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. He can be reached at (678) 354-0066.

Carvalho Speaks at Mercer University

MACON, GA – Michael Carvalho was invited to lecture before the Mercer University Environmental Law Society. Carvalho lectured on production of electronically stored information under Rule 34 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and his record setting award of sanctions against a national home builder for the intentional destruction of evidence.

In 2011, Michael Carvalho received a Sanction Award for destruction of Electronically Stored Information, the highest award of its kind in Georgia history.

In addition to speaking at Mercer University Environmental Law Society, Mr. Carvalho’s teaching and lecture credits include serving as an Instructor at Wayne State University’s Graduate School of Chemical Engineering, Georgia State University Law School and Emory University School of Public Health on matters of environmental law and science. He routinely provides national training in Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments, All Appropriate Inquiry under federal Brownfields Law, CERCLA/SARA, CWA, RCRA, CAA, TSCA and related regulatory matters. He also serves on the Board of Editors for ICSC’s “Retail Law Strategist”, and was recently appointed to the National Board of Directors of the EnvironMentors Project of the National Council for Science and Environment (NCSE).