Summer Bloggers 2014

Sarah BarboSarah Barbo
New Haven, USA

Sarah will be continuing her thesis research on the relationship between nature and health, and musing on what the future holds as a recent graduate.

7/14 – Meanwhile, in New Haven

HasitaB (276x368)Hasita Bhammar

Hasita Bhammar is interning with Action for Cheetahs in Kenya to promote cheetah conservation and improve community perceptions of wildlife by reducing human wildlife conflict.

Colin BrownColin Brown
Inner Mongolia, China

Colin will be researching how grazing management decisions and changing environmental conditions can interact to trigger locust outbreaks in Inner Mongolian grasslands.

7/10 – Dispatches from Inner Mongolia: Part One


Rebecca GilbertRebecca (Bex) Gilbert
New England Coast, USA

Bex will be joining the 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world and the pride of Mystic Seaport, on a sailing leg from New Bedford to the Cape Cod Canal in July 2014.

David GonzalezDavid Gonzalez
Madre de Dios, Peru

David will be conducting an environmental public health study of mercury exposure in the city of Puerto Maldonado, tucked in the Peruvian Amazon.

6/8 – Everything I Learned in Kindergarten

Kate Heller (160x200)Kate Heller

Kate will be conducting basic needs assessment surveys with Andean indigenous communities in Bolivia for the Wildlife Conservation Society.

7/7 – Tourism and Change in the Bolivian Andes

Dawn HenningDawn Henning
New York City, USA

Dawn will be conducting social-ecological research to inform watershed planning efforts in NYC.

ZorayaHightowerZoraya Hightower
Vienna, Austria

Zoraya is working in Vienna as an environmental management intern for the Arab Programme of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Celine LimCeline Lim

Celine will be working on a forest carbon project in Central Kalimantan, then conducting research on sustainability in the palm oil sector in Indonesia and Brazil.

8/3 – Climate, Community, Biodiversity in Indonesia


Tara MeyerTara Meyer

Tara will be leading a camera-based study of snow leopards in western Tajikistan in collaboration with the Tajikistan Academy of Sciences.

BenMBen Morelli
Austin, Texas
Ben is working with the Austin Department of Resource Recovery, through a fellowship with the Alcoa Foundation, developing recommendations to help achieve Zero Waste.

Clara RoweClara Rowe
Santa Barbara, USA

Clara will be working with Ocean Tipping Points, a collaborative project seeking to better understand thresholds in marine systems in order to inform management and policy decisions.