Some of you must have been wondering where I have been this past few weeks. Well, I was off the grid. I was learning about my country and meeting amazing people. I really had anContinue reading
Ecotourism does a lot of good. It helps people create a bond with animals, which might encourage them to help conserve them. But it must be done responsibly.
When I first got to Centre Valbio, I was lucky enough to see a bit of musical Malagasy culture. Whenever a big group of visitors arrived or left, CVB liked to throw a party. TheyContinue reading
It’s been two weeks since I went out into a remote community to check back in with project participants for RICES (Remote and Isolated Communities Essential Services), and I have since been busy with dataContinue reading
At times, this last expedition felt like a much-needed vacation. Again, we were graced with good weather and had sunshine every day. On average, we were seeing 15-20 lemurs a day. Even after having studiedContinue reading
There is a dire need for water security in our world. This truth led me down a path of science in order to fully understand and assess how to get millions of people access to safe water.
I came to the Nicholas School to learn how to work on environmental issues at a community level. I decided to undertake the Community-Based Environmental Management (CBEM) Certificate while getting a Master’s of Environmental ManagementContinue reading
The tumultuous past between the Australian government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people has contributed to a controlled and confusing water management system.
As anyone who has previously done field work knows, nothing ever goes as planned. I don’t define success as “nothing going wrong,” but more along the lines of adapting to issues as they arise, stillContinue reading
In January, I received six preliminary water samples from Rote, Indonesia, that were ran in the Vengosh Geochemistry Lab for an inorganic analysis. All the samples showed noticeable levels of nitrate concentrations, especially in the localContinue reading