Nicholas School Blogs

The Return of the Common Raven

raven, nature, landscape, birding

Snow had already begun to fall over Moosehead Lake. It had been an unseasonably warm December  for Maine in 2015, but […]

Record-breaking Global Big Day

nature, landscape, travel, birding

On May 13, smack in the middle of Mother’s Day weekend, birders fanned out across the world to count birds […]

Fort Monroe & Field Work

One of my favorite aspects of my internship with National Parks Conservation Association is the emphasis on getting out into […]

The importance of context

The tumultuous past between the Australian government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people has contributed to a controlled and confusing water management system.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

 The CO2 storage capacity of areas favorable for CCS in the United States amounts to 150 x 1015 g of CO2—equivalent to about 25 years of our emissions at current levels.

Seeing the Positives Among the Challenges of Field Work

As anyone who has previously done field work knows, nothing ever goes as planned. I don’t define success as “nothing […]

Wildlife Refuges and Corridors

As a first approximation, a large protected area will preserve more species than a small one.

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