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Exploring Green Space in Austin, Texas

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Erika checks out Lady Bird Lake in the heart of Austin, Texas.

A Tropical Feast


Without a doubt, the variety and quantity of Costa Rica’s natural (food) resources have resulted in me becoming what can only be described as an avid gatherer.

Four Steps for Running a Successful Website: One World, Two Feet

One World, Two Feet

Erika discusses four steps to launching a successful website.

Concrete to Reefs: A Community Partnership

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Erika works on the inaugural material deployment for a new artificial reef.



We could all use more time...and quite a few more walks in the woods.

Frigates, War Canoes, and Volcanoes

Arriving at dawn flanked by frigates and war canoes to Banda island, it struck me that, were we calling into port in the 16th century, we would be more than likely to have a hail of cannonfire or spears being lobbed at us by way of greeting. The "Spice Islands," however, have mellowed considerably with age.

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