What is going on in the poles? A variety of headlines this week have added to the mystery of these icy deserts. For one, Arctic sea ice is as an all time low for this time of year. The area is experiencing an all time high for sea and surface temperatures, as reported by The […]Read more "The Poles"
The end of the semester and my undergraduate experience is soon approaching, which means so are deadlines for final projects. I’ve really enjoyed covering this beat and am planning to continue it after this stage in my education comes to a close. For my final project I’m hoping to revive a project I was hoping to […]Read more "The Final"
Sadly this weekend a great white became stranded on Nauset Beach, in my hometown in Orleans. Although a passerby found the 12-foot-long creature in distress, by the time Greg Skomal and members of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy arrived the creature had died. Last year, three sharks became beached. As reported by the Cape Cod Times: […]Read more "Stranded"
For most, the sigh of relief regarding this presidential election is soon approaching. No matter what the outcome is, people will be upset and people will protest. I know in my case, the state of the environment is one of my biggest concerns and decision factors in voting. To me, global warming is the biggest […]Read more "Candidates and the Environment"
I absolutely love documentaries. Although I indulge in Game of Thrones and Stranger Things, documentaries are usually at the top of my list for recreational viewing. Documentaries are also a reason why I’ve become environmentally engaged. They’re a way for me to get concentrated information in an obviously visual and engaging manner. Here’s a list […]Read more "Watch, Don’t Read"
On Oct. 11, Outside published an obituary for the Great Barrier Reef, and it went viral. One of the most iconic and well known reefs in the world, its origins date back to 25 million years ago, and was/is the world’s largest living structure, clocking in at 1,400 miles long with 2,900 individual reefs and […]Read more "News Flash: The Great Barrier Reef is not Dead"
I will never forget the first time I heard about the Whydah. When I was 10, I went to the haunted walk hosted at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, a Mass Audubon property, that is held around Halloween every year. About 15 minutes into the walk, an actor playing Mary “Goody” Hallett crossed our paths. […]Read more "Folklore, Treasure, and Discovery on Cape Cod"