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Ecology Symposium comes to the Marine Lab

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Graduate students, postdocs, and professors spanning multiple departments at Duke gathered at the Marine Lab for the 2nd annual Duke Ecology Symposium.

Let’s take the e out of fraecking!

I know of few environmental topics that engender more emotion than proposals to extract natural gas using hydraulic fracturing methods (i.e., fracking) to open up the pores in bedrock.

Day 5 – Last Day in Culebra

We started the day off a little differently. Instead of doing beach patrols of Brava and Resca, we p […]

Conversations in the dark

My back feels tight, cramped, the way that only riding in a packed van of 13 people with bags drivin […]

Nature Sounds

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What effect does human-made noise have on nature and wildlife? Is there any place left where you can escape human influence? I explore these questions in music and writing.

Life in Contrast

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by technology, with very few opportunities to truly disconnect […]

Day 8- Buck Island

After a night of patrolling for turtles on the beach (1 successful lay, 1 false crawl, and 1 turtle […]

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