Author: Rachel Christopherson

Megan Spitzer: Sustainable diving and fishing

NOAA Florida Keys National Marine SanctuaryMay 30-August 31, 2022Key Largo, Florida, USA Megan is working with the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to conduct a program evaluation of their Blue Star Program. Blue Star partners with local diving and fishing operators in order to implement more sustainable practices and education through their certification program. Megan […]

Megan Spitzer: Sustainable diving and fishing

NOAA Florida Keys National Marine SanctuaryMay 30-August 31, 2022Key Largo, Florida, USA Megan is working with the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to conduct a program evaluation of their Blue Star Program. Blue Star partners with local diving and fishing operators in order to implement more sustainable practices and education through their certification program. Megan […]

Madison Springfield: Empowering youth to become ocean stewards

The Wahine ProjectJune 6th- August 12th, 2022Sand City, California, USA The Wahine Project is a non-profit based in Monterey Bay, CA which seeks to inspire a global response that eliminates the barriers preventing a diversity of youth from a personal relationship with the ocean and with one another. This summer, Maddy will work as the […]

Madison Springfield: Empowering youth to become ocean stewards

The Wahine ProjectJune 6th- August 12th, 2022Sand City, California, USA The Wahine Project is a non-profit based in Monterey Bay, CA which seeks to inspire a global response that eliminates the barriers preventing a diversity of youth from a personal relationship with the ocean and with one another. This summer, Maddy will work as the […]

Madeline Warner: Turning the tide on plastics by amplifying youth voices

Plastic TidesJune 13, 2022 – August 26, 2022Cyberspace Plastic Tides uses online environmental education campaigns to educate the global community and empower youth to take action against the plastic crisis. Plastic Tides currently maintains an active presence on six accounts across five different social media platforms, providing reliable information and communicating complex topics in environmental […]

Madeline Warner: Turning the tide on plastics by amplifying youth voices

Plastic TidesJune 13, 2022 – August 26, 2022Cyberspace Plastic Tides uses online environmental education campaigns to educate the global community and empower youth to take action against the plastic crisis. Plastic Tides currently maintains an active presence on six accounts across five different social media platforms, providing reliable information and communicating complex topics in environmental […]

Emily Zimmerman: exposing illegally harvested seafood in traceable supply chains

Virgil GroupJune 20-September 16, 2022Washington, DC, USA Student will support the development of Virgil Group’s risk analytics software to detect illegally harvested seafood in traceable supply chains. The primary responsibility of this project is the location and characterization of hard-to-find datasets associated with fisheries in international waters or authorized by key market nations. Secondarily, the […]

Emily Zimmerman: exposing illegally harvested seafood in traceable supply chains

Virgil GroupJune 20-September 16, 2022Washington, DC, USA Student will support the development of Virgil Group’s risk analytics software to detect illegally harvested seafood in traceable supply chains. The primary responsibility of this project is the location and characterization of hard-to-find datasets associated with fisheries in international waters or authorized by key market nations. Secondarily, the […]

Bailey Warren: Beach Report Card and Blue Carbon

June 11th to August 24th, 2020San Clemente, California, USAImperial Beach, California, USA Bailey will be working with two organizations this summer, Surfrider in San Clemente and Wildcoast in Imperial Beach, working remotely for now, but hopefully getting out to the beaches and wetlands of California. Surfrider: Bailey will be conducting necessary research, data collection, and […]

Kelsey Shoup: Socially Responsible Seafood and Sustainable Seaweed

Seafood SolutionsOakland, CA USAJune 1-August 17, 2020 Monterey Bay SeaweedsMoss Landing Marine Labs, Moss Landing, CA, USAJune 1-August 17 This summer, Kelsey will be splitting her time between two organizations: Seafood Solutions and Monterey Bay Seaweeds. At Seafood Solutions Kelsey will support the Project Director to advance select projects of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood […]

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