On May 13, smack in the middle of Mother’s Day weekend, birders fanned out across the world to count birds as well as bird species. Organized by eBird, an online bird observation platform run byContinue reading
I am in my fourth week as an intern at the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), an internship that I found through the Nicholas School’s Stanback internship program I talked about in an earlier post.Continue reading
I have recently switched to a position at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, moving from an office on the beach of a barrier island to a building within the forest. Right away, I noticed a networkContinue reading
I watched a TED Talk by the policy advisor Simon Anholt the other day, titled “Who would the rest of the world vote for in your country’s election?” He asserted the following: “I think that ifContinue reading
My experience at Isla Raza, this strange and beautiful sanctuary of more than 95% of the world population of elegant terns and Heermann’s gull, inspired my reflection on the sea birds I saw in the Gulf of California.
The world loves cats. They’re a cute and cuddly companion species that we have been breeding for thousands of years.The world also loves charismatic megafauna, large animal species with widespread public appeal due to their magnificence,Continue reading
I find myself conflicted every time I’m presented with the opportunity to interact with marine mammals. The rational part of my brain says I should respect these intelligent creatures and keep my distance, but anotherContinue reading
Feral cats in Hawaii are viewed as either cute and cuddly creatures or the pathway to native extinctions.
Amidst the tumultuous week that is finals week, I decided to take a trip to Assateague Island National Seashore. In 1962, the national seashore was established to protect the 37 miles of beach that stretchesContinue reading
I’ve always used my artwork to communicate my feelings, views and perspectives. I believe the simplicity of colors and shapes have the power to convey emotions much better than any word in any language can.Continue reading