We’ve all heard about the plight of polar bears, rhinos, pandas and other critically endangered animals. These charismatic megafauna frequently get the lion’s share of the spotlight when it comes to conservation stories. And forContinue reading
Hi everyone. I’m Jackie and I can’t wait to begin blogging for all of you! I’m a first-year Master of Environmental Management candidate studying coastal environmental management at the Nicholas School. Prior to my arrivalContinue reading
This course has opened my eyes to an entirely new world. Not only is this my first time to Mexico, but it is my first real desert experience. I must admit that as an ocean-obsessedContinue reading
We left early on the second day to visit an estuary system as Xavier mentioned that we will have a better chance in seeing things early in the day, and he is completely right! JustContinue reading
On day 10, we experienced the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park which is administered by National Energy Laboratory Hawaii Authority (NELHA). The park is a collection of 42 groups, which range from research andContinue reading
We met in 2009. My life was in limbo but exciting things were happening. I had just completed a 6-month internship at a weekly newspaper in Santa Barbara and returned from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico assisting a now quite successful underwater photographer, Thomas Peschack, through an expedition with the International League of Conservation Photographers.
This summer I was reminded of two things:
I HATE moving
The ocean is awesome
Let’s tackle the annoying one first. Summer 2015 goes down in the books.
Field season usually takes the blame for a busy summer, but not this time. From a Mallows Bay participatory mapping workshop to support a National Marine Sanctuary nomination […]
The Monday after graduating from the Nicholas School, I found myself sitting in the Raleigh-Durham airport, waiting to begin one of the most incredible journeys of my life. Later, in the dimly lit cabin onContinue reading
Although each CEM’s spring varied hugely – some traveled, some took four blocks of classes, some threw themselves into independent studies, and others zeroed in on their Masters Projects – I thought it might be helpful to write a bit about my own experience and what I heard from other students.