On Jan.21, 2017, the French island of Reunion lost another life to a shark attack; Alexander Nussance. This was the eighth death in the area out of 20 shark attacks off of the island since 2011. Pro-surfer Jeremy Flores posted a tribute to the young bodyboarder and Kelly Slater, arguably the most famous surfer alive, […]Read more "A Call for a Cull"
Tomorrow is the last official day for blogging in this class, but hopefully not the end of this blog! I’ve really enjoyed covering this and looking for some original stories on my own (two in process, one I do not have time to edit by tomorrow and the other is on a currently missing camera […]Read more "Update"
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"
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"
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 took a slightly different approach to this assignment (which I hope is okay). On Sunday I covered a lecture on sharks of New England and predation habits of white sharks off of the Cape. The lecture was given by Dr. Tom Burns, a local veterinarian and a self-taught shark researcher. Through his lecture, I […]Read more "Let the Tweets fly"