Category: Stories

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 […]

Janet Kung: Climate Change and Fisheries Management

Environmental Defense FundSan Francisco, CA, USAJune 1- August 7, 2020 Janet will support EDF Oceans in developing country-by-country climate change sensitivity profiles and incorporating climate change impacts into fishery management tools. She will assist the Lead Senior Scientist, Oceans with reviewing peer-reviewed literature on climate change effects on fisheries, supporting research to advance climate-ready fishery […]

Illeana Alexander: Fisheries Policy for Japan

Environmental Defense FundSan Francisco, CA, USAJune 1 – August 7, 2020 This summer Illeana will be working with the Environmental Defense Fund as an Intern in the Ocean Program. They will be working with the Support Japan Team on the developing a way to evaluate the status of Japan’s effort to implement new fisheries policy. […]

Cameron Steagall: Climate Change & Plastics

Naval Postgraduate SchoolMonterey, CA Ocean ConservancySanta Cruz, CA Cameron will be splitting his time between NPS and Ocean Conservancy over the Summer. At NPS, Cameron will work on military installation and adaptation measures against sea-level rise and extreme weather events. This position is reliant on research and outreach to all levels of government regarding policy […]

Oceane Ringuette: Climate Change Team

Ocean Protection CouncilSacramento, California, U.S.AJune 1-July 31, 2020 Over the course of the 9-week summer internship, Oceane will work with the California Ocean Protection Council’s Climate Change Team to help meet the discussed climate change targets and actions explicitly identified in Goal One of the Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean: COPC Strategic […]

Elizabeth Francis: Analyzing Blue Carbon

National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationGreater Farallones National Marine SanctuarySan Francisco, California, U.S.A.June 1 – August 21, 2020 Elizabeth will be working with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary to analyze potential sources of blue carbon storage with a case study conducted on the Bolinas Lagoon. She will then analyze and asses the results of her […]

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 […]

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