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The “Don’t Pack a Pest!” Campaign: Outreach to all International Educators

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Late May, I had the opportunity to attend the NAFSA Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA. NAFSA is the largest international educator’s organization in the world, with nearly 12,000 members of international student and scholar educators, advisors, language teachers, and … Continue reading

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The Duckweed Dilemma of Mt. Angel Abbey

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By: Tania Siemens, Kayla-Maria Martin, and Noelle Moen In the 1800’s, the dense trees and green hills landscape of Oregon were a reminder to a group of monks traveling from Engelberg, Switzerland of their own home country. In 1882, they … Continue reading

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Aquarium Fish make for an Ecotourism, Non-profit Combo

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Passengers from around the world, diverse in character and their scientific, social, educational and/or professional fields embark on a journey involving the “Dorinha” and her crew in exploring the river waters of the Rio Negro Basin, Amazonas, Brazil. What do you … Continue reading

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My internship in Thailand: Journey to Freedom Project

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The PROMISE internship and Oregon Sea Grant sparked my interest to do community outreach and environmental education for youth. This summer before starting my internship with Save Elephant Foundation I had a great chance on becoming a student researcher at … Continue reading

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My PROMISE to the Environment

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  As I began my second season as a Biological Science Technician at Lava Beds National Monument (LABE), specifically the Youth Conservations Corps (YCC) Crew Leader, I had set some new goals to improve upon last year’s accomplishments. The Youth … Continue reading

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My internship in Thailand: Little about Elephant March

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During my stay in Thailand I had a great chance to participate in march for elephants and rhinos. There purpose is to become the voice for these animals and bring awareness to stop ivory trade and poaching. The event happens … Continue reading

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My internship in Thailand: Management and organization at the park

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As my second has been evolving I am starting to adjust to the new place and work environment in Thailand. The second week I have spent at the park has been a bit different. Now that my volunteer experience/training is … Continue reading

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My internship in Thailand continued. An inside look to Elephant Nature Park

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As part of my internship my first task was to learn about the organization dynamics. I didn’t realize that the organization runs on a very large scale until I had a chance to be part of it. The very first … Continue reading

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My internship in Thailand and current expectations

Yet again I was lucky enough to get another internship experience and this time with Save the Elephants Foundation. This is going to be another exciting challenge for me especially the fact that it’s in Thailand. This opportunity came to … Continue reading

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To Flush or Not to Flush? Part III

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Further In-depth Understanding of the Human Capacity to Act Model Previously in this three-blog series, we discussed how the Human Capacity to Act (HCA) Framework could be used by researchers to learn about what influences people to dispose of Pharmaceuticals … Continue reading

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