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The life of a grad student

Aloha everyone!  I haven’t posted any personal updates since my travels in December, so I wanted to post a quick update on what I have been up to in Saudi Arabia! 1,363 more words


All the trials of growing

Chard was sown in the Go Local Food poly tunnels but along came the mice and scratched up the seeds so the job needs redoing. Voles and moles are also active. 147 more words

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Researchers scramble to assess short- and long-term impacts of Hurricane Irma on Florida corals

Written by Brooke Benson

Just moments before 9:00 am on September 10th, Hurricane Irma had nearly completed its traverse of the Caribbean. Standing between the storm and its imminent landfall in the United States was the third largest barrier reef system in the world—the Florida Keys Reef Tract. 416 more words

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Diving into the unknown.

So to lead on from last week, my plan was to reduce the number of ideas from 100 down to 25. To do this I sent around 20 people a copy of the 100 ideas and to mark down which ones they liked, by sending everyone their own copy it would mean that their decisions wouldn’t be swayed by others opinions. 787 more words

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March Newsletter - Dive Deep into Community

I have been living at my placement site in Aoral, Kampong Speu for over five months now since last October. In total, I have been living in Cambodia for over six months. 2,866 more words


Don't stand on the fields

The snow may have thawed up at the Go Local Food fields but there is nowhere for the melt to drain so it’s standing water or welling up if you put a foot in the wrong place. 158 more words

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Building a backup bee

The director of bee biology for the Wonderful Company, Gordon Wardell, is working on a magnificent experiment. He is trying, across a vast grove of pistachios, to develop an alternative insect pollinator. 60 more words