Category: Stories

AWI Final Reflections

My CBE Fellowship with the Alfred Wegener-Institut German Arctic Office is coming to an end. My daily routine of bike riding, taking the 92 Tram to/from Kirschalle/Postdam Hauptbahnhof to the AWI on the Telegrafenberg and eating lunch with Dr. Rachold, Lisa and Gerlis everyday in Cafe Freundlich has come to an end. I spent time […]

AWI Fact sheet continued…

I am in the second half of my fellowship with the AWI and the literature review continues, but the fact sheet is coming together very well. Dr. Rachold and I converse biweekly regarding progress, content, formatting, and imagery of the fact sheet. All of the AWI fact sheets include a cover photo to represent Arctic […]

Galapagos Reflexion

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? Working with WildAid Galapagos and the Galapagos National Park I was able to revise and complete the procedures manual for the Marine Control Department of the National Park, work on updating a database of all the illicit marine activity taking […]

Final Reflections

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? The final product of my work with WWF and IUEM was a spreadsheet of compiled economic data from published research and studies on coral reefs and mangroves in East Africa. The data was organized according to relevance towards the Blue […]

CBE Summer Fellows 2019-Final Report

Chiao Ting, Taiwan, May 1- July 27. Satoumi Food supplies Ltd. (Closed) What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? (1)    Building a model that the company can provide captured seafood by a shorter supplying period in each species. By this way, the nearshore marine environment could have […]

Discovering Brest

Of all the places I had thought of going to for my summer fellowship, I never would have thought of being based in Brest, France–especially when I had zero skills in speaking or even understanding French! I admit… I had never even heard of the city before this internship was recommended to me so it […]

Final Reflections from BSR

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? My summer at BSR was one of the most educative periods of my life to date. I had three main work accomplishments with the Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG). First, the IMO 2020 report which I wrote about in my […]

IMO 2020

High Sulfur Fuel Oil (HSFO) is amongst the cheapest, most polluting, and most used fuel to power cargo ships. When HSFO combusts, the sulfur within it reacts with oxygen to form sulfur oxides (SOx). SOx emissions are harmful to human health, causing respiratory illness, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is […]

Final Reflection On My Summer Experience

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? This summer, I worked with the Environmental and Social Safeguards Team at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Washington DC. This was a unique experience given than at the time I conducted my internship, WWF had just decided to implement Environmental […]

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