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2019 EcoBlitz CA

March 18th, 2019|

March 18-24 EcoBlitz CA with National Geographic- a statewide urban to ocean plastics and species data collection with youth. This is a project engaging educators & classrooms to gather data, shared with National Geographic Explorers in a project to better understand the interconnected nature of the human & natural world.

Recent News on Shark Stewards

November 1st, 2018|

Searching for Great Whites With Underwater Robots. National Geographic Recent Post on Shark Stewards Work in MPAs at the Farallon Islands. Frontier Borneo, The Shark Project  Discovery Channel Asia  Video Shark expert David McGuire has travelled half way round the world to try and unprecedented experiment – move a group of sharks to a new home. While activist Alex Yee [...]

Saving the Endangered Chinese Swamp Cypress

December 5th, 2015|

See this and past blogs on the Blogger site   National Geographic Explorer expedition heads into Laos forests to study newly discovered population of this endangered tree in its threatened ecosystem Located in central Laos, the Nakai plateau is a shelf of land at about 300 meters resting at the western edge of the Annamite Mountains. [...]

Shark News, April 2015

April 6th, 2015|

After two months in Asia, it is good to be home. I've just returned from a National Geographic Explorer's Grant-funded Expedition in Laos. There are no sharks in Laos, but there are freshwater rays, and the real goal of this expedition, to locate and document the endangered Chinese Swamp Cypress. Our team found hundreds of this rare [...]