@LGBTQIA+ folks, we welcome you to Duke Marine Lab! On Feb 16-17, 2017, Duke Marine Lab held a P.R.I.D.E. and Trans 101 training to educate and raise awareness about people with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Linda Behnken says, “Small-scale fishermen are tremendously strong voices for sustainable fisheries. They’re people who care about having healthy oceans and productive fisheries to pass on to the next generation…And when people from rural communities lose access, they lose a way of life, they lose self esteem.”
It’s a new school year! Take this chance to make some sustainability goals: commute by bike, rent that iPad from Duke, and bring your own mug to coffee hour. See below for more tips and resources on how to “green” your school year!
Unlike the other students, I’ve been living in a homestay with one of the few woman fish buyers here in the 5000-person town of Kino, Sonora, Mexico. This blog post is an interview with Eva, my homestay mother, an amazing woman who has succeeded through hard work and skillful negotiation.
What’s the deal with IARC’s report about red meat, processed meat, and cancer risk? Read here to learn more.
Are underwater sculptures acting as artificial reefs too good to be true? This article explores the theoretical support for artificial reefs like the underwater sculpture gardens of Jason DeCaires Taylor.
A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but that rose’s label matters more than you know. According to a Scientific American article, roughly 100 million roses are traded every year for Valentine’sContinue reading
You may not have heard, but our society is in a “crisis of empathy”. “What crisis?” you may be thinking. For the best explanation, listen to the original source of this story (only 45 minutesContinue reading
I’m very confident that you will learn something new…enjoy!
You may have heard that California is in a drought, inspiring tongue-in-cheek articles like these: http://www.thewhiskeyjournal.com/nasa-finds-evidence-of-water-on-surface-of-california/ (“NASA finds evidence of water on surface of California”) and http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/nasa-california-has-one-year-of-water-left-38224 (NASA finds that California has one year ofContinue reading