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Science and Perspective

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

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 →

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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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 →

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 →

Remote Sensing and perspective

During my Master's degree at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, I had the Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Science Fellowship. My research focused on the epiflora and epifauna of the bladderwrack Fucus distichus, under Dr. Madhumi Mitra, but I also worked... Continue Reading →

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