The last thing anyone expects in paradise are GMO testing sites. And yet, vast swaths of the southern part of Kaua’i are becoming just that: open-aired laboratories for some biotech companies.
After years of studying and writing about restoration, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) had a rewarding experience building an oyster reef with her own two hands.
I’m researching the organic carbon produced by algae. To collect samples of this excreted organic carbon, I push my algae culture through a filter with holes that are 250 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.
For a developing country of 5 million people, Costa Rica’s environmental policies include spectacular feats of long-term thinking and a dedicated commitment to the future.
Trump may have pulled the United States federal government out of the Paris Climate Accord, but he can’t stand in the way of a dedicated citizenry determined to forge ahead.
In environmental communications, content creation is essential. But so is investing time and energy in good old fashioned PR to get the reach you want.
Over two Saturdays in October, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) was in charge of water touch tanks in back-to-back outdoor festivals. The experience was much more than she anticipated.
Though field trips are time-consuming and can be expensive, they provide a window into an environmental world that many kids have never experienced before.