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Mallorcan orchids

There’s still time for one final post before it’s time to say goodbye to the Mallorca field course for another year. With two orchid fans on the staff, it’s not surprising that a good few hours each day were spent orchid spotting, but this year we had an up-and-coming orchid specialist amongst the students too. 29 more words


Malham field course

This was undertaken in June 2014. I wrote this at the time, but never published it until now.

One of the best experiences I’ve had so far has been this field course. 449 more words


Summer 2015- Adventure Film & Outdoor Studies in Alaska

As we near our sophomore year of operation, we have gained traction quickly as the *first and only accredited adventure film program within a university system. 542 more words

Adventure Film

On Sharing Science Through Art

Reading Julia Rothman’s Nature Anatomy has inspired me in more way than one.

I enjoyed the bright illustrations and simplified biological concepts in Rothman’s book and was reminded of my studies. 197 more words


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! 612 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