With Duke Conservation Society, I recently had the opportunity to visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.
During my time at Duke I have learned a variety of geospatial analysis and coding skills, and while my internship at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) strengthened these skills, it also taught me much more.
I spent a few days in Washington, D.C., participating in a career trek organized by the Duke Conservation Society that provided a chance for networking and learning about different internship and career opportunities.
At the end of each year, I enjoy hearing about all of the good things that happened in the world—especially in terms of conservation. Here are some of the highlights from 2018.
Back home in Long Island, I had the opportunity to go seal-watching at Cupsogue Beach Park, where the Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. (CRESLI) has been monitoring populations of seals and cetaceans since 2004.
This year’s Living Planet Report feels particularly alarming, as it repeatedly cites 2020 as the pivotal year by which we must move beyond “business as usual” if we are to reverse a drastic decline of natural systems.
With the Duke Conservation Society, I recently visited the Carolina Tiger Rescue, a 55-acre sanctuary in Pittsboro, North Carolina, that is home to tigers, lions and more.
The Nicholas School’s Duke Conservation Society and African Environment Initiative partnered to host a documentary screening of Gardeners of Eden, followed by a Q&A with Duke’s resident elephant expert John Poulsen
Whether this is your first conference or you are a seasoned veteran, here are some things you can do before, during and after your conference to make the most of it.