Dr. Read's is Rachel Carson Associate Professor of Marine Conservation Biology at the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort, NC. His research interests are in the conservation biology of long-lived marine vertebrates, particularly marine mammals, seabirds and sea turtles.
Now that we are are home (or almost there) we’d like to extend our thanks to everyone who made our trip so memorable Midway is full of contrast and contradictions. Laysans and Black-footeds, wilderness andContinue reading
We visit two of the habitat restoration and creation projects that we worked on last year On Monday we visited a fresh water seep that we worked on last year, helping to create habitat forContinue reading
Coffee, Football, Diamond Head and the Coast Guard – A Full First Day We started our Sunday with coffee and pastries at Coffee Talk, a Honolulu café, while Matt Bowers kept a close eye onContinue reading
Now that our adventure is over, we can start to reflect on our experiences and thank the people who made this class possible. Our goal in bringing our Marine Conservation Biology class to Midway AtollContinue reading
Albatross chicks are everywhere as the weather breaks and we work to remove invasive ironwood trees with our friends from the USFWS Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Albatross chicks are hatching all over Midway. ManyContinue reading
Our first day, with trips to Diamond Head and Kaena Point and a lecture on monk seals, focused on ecological threats to the local ecosystem and the surprising survival of some species. After coffee andContinue reading