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Science and Perspective

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

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Dr. Ancilleno Davis

I am a human, scientist and photographer. I live by my doers code. 1: Do something. 2: Do what you enjoy. 3: Do what you are good at or get good at it. 4: Do what makes a difference. 5: Do what is right.

Vaccine

Firstly, I am not encouraging or discouraging anyone to take the COVID 19 vaccine. That is up to you. I am taking it. I am currently at the Marsh Harbour Clinic in Abaco the Bahamas. I have been here since... Continue Reading →

The work and the credit

Today I read the Audubon article on Jali Makawa. And it hits home. I am an environmental professional. I've been collecting scientific data for about 20 years in the Bahamas and the experience is vastly different depending on the person... Continue Reading →

Black Beauty and abuse

TW: physical abuseTL/DR: A career disciplinarian at my high school beat a student and I recount some of what I remember about the physical discipline I received from him. Background: This post comes from a post I made on Facebook... Continue Reading →

The place and time

After completing my masters degree I returned home but could not find a job. At least I could not find a job in my field. I was told that there was no funding or that I was overqualified or in... Continue Reading →

eBird, computer programming and dubstep

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

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?

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 →

Oil apology and clarification; Corruption and Bribery

so this one time I wrote a letter to the tribune (2011) and thought it would never be published. It was and I got in trouble with the Minister of the Environment. I was asked to write an apology for... Continue Reading →

Science, perspective and slapping up.

Slapping up: the act of talking incessantly without tangible action. Running on. A derivative of the phrase "slapping up your gums" Example: "all these people running on about mining in Andros and letting Bahamians benefit from our resources. If they... Continue Reading →

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