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Antarctic co-​​op: The mission

This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a bio­chem­istry stu­dent at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who is on co-​​​​op at Palmer Sta­tion, Antarc­tica. She will pro­viding a series of guest […]

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Guest post: Life lessons from counting phytoplankton

Today’s post was gen­er­ously con­tributed by Samantha Wessel, an under­grad­uate biology major who’s cur­rently on co-​​​​op at Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ence Center in Nahant, Mass. Among other things she’s doing up […]

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Blue is the new green

When I was a kid, back when the hole in the ozone layer was the big topic of envi­ron­mental dis­cus­sion, I was obsessed with saving the rain forests. I’d heard […]

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Onward and downward

Between 1969 and 1972, 12 people (all of them men) walked on the moon, took an after­noon stroll 240,000 miles away. Around this same time, Sylvia Earle, the first chief […]

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Ecosystems serve up a healthy portion of prevention

A few months ago incoming fac­ulty member Brian Hel­muth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]