It’s official, I’ve fallen in love with Majuro

This week, I started my internship with the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Agency (MIMRA), rented a bike for the summer, and generally got settled into a day-to-day routine. Everyone here has been fantastic, and I've made some wonderful friends who have gone out of their way to make sure I feel at home, both inside … Continue reading It’s official, I’ve fallen in love with Majuro

Interview: Can community-based science save a way of life in Micronesia?

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Science, about the work I've been a part of in Micronesia. An excerpt of the interview is below (check out the full text here). More than 600 islands dot the Western Pacific Ocean and form the Federated States of Micronesia. … Continue reading Interview: Can community-based science save a way of life in Micronesia?

Yangdidi Highlights Experiences of Super Typhoon Maysak Survivors

I wrote this blog post for Maribo, a blog about climate and global change maintained by Simon Donner,  my supervisor at UBC. In June 2015, I visited the Ulithi Atoll in the outer islands of Yap, Micronesia for the third time while working with One People One Reef. Just a few months before, on March 31, 2015, … Continue reading Yangdidi Highlights Experiences of Super Typhoon Maysak Survivors