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January 2015 teaching in the field: MIT Malaysia field practicum on sustainable development

This is the second year that I’ve been invited on as a teaching assistant for the MIT Sustainable Development Practicum course. We bring 15 masters students who then group themselves according to interest and study some of the many topics within sustainable development. 1,380 more words

Coastal And Marine Ecosystems

Tonight Only on Pay Per View: The Feisty Dermanura Watsoni takes on the Heavy Weight Champ Carrolia Perspisillata

Nights in Las Cruces can get a little wild, or at least you think they are when you have spent six nights in the jungle. Why would anyone want to do that you ask: bats of course! 611 more words

2015 Island Ecology Field Course


Now that we know what to do for our methods and we have a “big picture” view of what our PI’s expect, my groupmate and I have a new spring in our step. 483 more words

An Inside Look

2015 Island Ecology Field Course


Oh. My. God.

Today was not my day. Do you remember how hard it was for you to ride a bike? I’m sure many people who know how to ride one scoff, but rewind back to the day and think. 601 more words

An Inside Look

Introduction to the Island Ecology 2015 Field Course: Part of the Ecology of Bird Loss (EBL) Project 


Tonight was the first night that the students of the Island Ecology Course (IEC) finally met their PI’s, TA’s, and each other at the Spicy Thai Noodle restaurant for dinner and introductions. 860 more words

An Inside Look