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Science and Perspective

We all need a little more Science and a lot more Perspective

We need ethics

I will always remember a discussion/argument I had in the first year of my PhD with a younger white female student. I felt that science needs to be guided by principles of justice to ensure we reach for the common... Continue Reading →

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eBird, computer programming and dubstep

what if you could listen to your data? why does eBird data sound better in dubstep?

Water Quality

Water quality is essential to marine life. The new Department of Environmental Planning and Protection actually has the ability to initiate investigations into water quality.Isn't that cool? then we can know what the state of the water was or normally... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness

While At Miami University in Oxford Ohio, I had the opportunity to collaborate with the Mindfulness center. We wanted to create an opportunity for students studying social work to connect with the issues faced by international students, non-citizen community members... Continue Reading →

Fisheries mapping and valuation

As a Scientist, Marine conservationists and cartographer, I am constantly amazed at the broad usefulness of mapping products that use human behavior and location data for important science based policy and advocacy. This map from Global Fishing Watch shows near... Continue Reading →

SCO Early Career Research Award / SOC Prix de début de carrière en recherche ornithologique

Did you know that membership in the SCO is free this year for people of Color?

Where are we?

If you have been following along for awhile, you probably know I am becoming more and more of a geography nerd. I believe everything happens somewhere and somewhen. My dissertation even included loads of old maps. As a scientist, we... Continue Reading →

On (Being) magical negroes

I posted recently on my Facebook Page that I was called a Magical Negro. You may be familiar with Magical Negro Characters like Will Smith's character in Bagger Vance, or Michael Clarke Duncan's character in The Green Mile. Glenn and... Continue Reading →

Cay Sal Cay May 22 2010

I have visited Cay Sal Cay. I actually walked all the way around Cay Sal Cay on May 22 2010 with my friend and teacher Dr. Ethan Freid. I also SCUBA dived on the Cay Sal Bank in May 2010... Continue Reading →

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