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Summer Reflection

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? The outreach program for the Humboldt Bay Sea Level Rise Regional Planning Feasibility Study managed to reach over 1,600 people with our project description and contact information. The public surveys garnered 418 complete online responses and 159 complete mail-in responses. […]

Fellowship Reflections

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? This summer I worked with the Coral Reefs of the High Seas project which is funded by Conservation International. I spent most of my time researching and organizing historical data for a paper titled “The hidden landscape: maritime cultural heritage […]

The Final Post!

Upon moving to Monterey earlier this month, I officially completed both of my summer fellowships! After spending months researching blue carbon for The Nature Conservancy, I compiled the information into a 17-page report. This outlined the key aspects of my research including What is defined as blue carbon and different sequestration rates  Types of wetlands […]

The Final Post!

Upon moving to Monterey earlier this month, I officially completed both of my summer fellowships! After spending months researching blue carbon for The Nature Conservancy, I compiled the information into a 17-page report. This outlined the key aspects of my research including What is defined as blue carbon and different sequestration rates  Types of wetlands […]

Wrapping Up the Summer, but Not My Time on Utila

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? During my time with the Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center (WSORC), I developed an understanding of the fragile relationship between many of the organisms living on and around the coral reefs of Utila. After learning to identify and understand […]

Final Reflection- EDF’s Ocean Summer Program

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? This summer my internship with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) required me to produce a report on important fish stocks that are likely to, or are in the process of, shifting across Exclusive Economic Zones. I was able to synthesize […]

Midd Notes

by Petar Gardian, DLINQ Intern For my personal inquiry during the summer internship, I strived to explore backend website development, more specifically, I wanted to create a data repository website where Middlebury College students can share class not…

The Season Ends

I have formally completed my time with the Environmental Defense Fund this Summer. It was incredible and fulfilling work, all of which I feel proud to have been a part of. I am especially thankful to the CBE for supporting me throughout this experience.  As a recap, during my internship with EDF I worked across […]

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