I am currently a student at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University pursuing a Master in Environmental Management degree with specialization in coastal environmental management. Having grown up as the daughter of a marine biologist, I have always enjoyed exploring the beaches and coastal habitats where we lived and visited. These experiences instilled in me a desire to protect and conserve these important and interesting ecosystems. More recently, I have become interested in how climate change and sea level rise will impact these regions, and what we can do to adapt to these changes. In the future, I hope to help communities and states work to protect, conserve, and restore coastal habitats so that people can continue to enjoys these beautiful places for years to come.
On Sunday morning, we all woke up bright and early to begin our journey to Ngarchelong State for a stay with the Ollei community. I have to admit that I was somewhat apprehensive about thisContinue reading