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June 9, 2015

Ancient culture and unique biodiversity – Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia

On May 22 and 23, Heath Kelsey and I had the opportunity to travel to Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory, the “top end” of Australia. The park covers some 20,000km2, making it Australia’s largest national park. Our site visit provided the context for the project we were visiting Charles Darwin University for – to […]

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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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April 30, 2012

Global Day of Climate Change – Blackwater event on May 5

350.org, as part of their movement to solve the climate crisis, has declared May 5 to be Climate Impacts Day. They have a network of people in 188 countries who are concerned about the effects of climate change and the lack of action, globally and locally. May 5 is the day they are rallying this […]

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November 18, 2010

The National Parks of Guam and Saipan

Tim Carruthers and I have just completed two site visits to the War in the Pacific National Historical Park (WAPA) on Guam and the American Memorial Park (AMME) on Saipan. The IAN science communication workshops went really well and the parks’ managers and staff were very excited and engaged in forging two new products, a […]

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August 21, 2009

Aloha from the big island of Hawai’i

Tim Carruthers and Jane Hawkey are visiting Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park located on the shore of west Hawai’i. Working with National Park Service managers and staff from the park and from the Pacific Island Network, we are drafting a natural resource condition report, using the NPS Rock Creek Natural Resource Condition Assessment report as a […]

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