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May 23, 2012

Scott Nixon nourished our ecological souls

Today I learned of the untimely death of my colleague Scott Nixon from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. There will be eloquent eulogies in the ensuing weeks and months, as Scott had a profound impact on many students and colleagues. While I will leave the eulogies to those former students and […]

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May 9, 2012

Samoa State of the Environment 2012

Developing an environmental assessment framework in the Pacific In collaboration with the Secretariat for Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), Heath Kelsey, Tracey Saxby, and Adrian Jones traveled to Samoa (Tracey and Adrian will be there until the end of this month) to help develop an environmental assessment framework for Pacific island countries. This current work […]

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May 8, 2012

Connect the Dots climate action day at Blackwater

Organized by 350.org, the global climate action day Connect the Dots event at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Sat May 5 was a great success. In advance of the event on May 4, we had a little local press coverage – Maryland Daily Record and Baltimore Sun – via a telephone conference call arranged by […]

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