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2015 El Niño threatens tuna fishery

Guest student blogger: Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez   Imagine a helicopter circling a fleet of small skiff boats surfing the waves down below. The radio is on, blaring loud instructions: “go left, faster, faster, faster!”, “Now, ...
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The beautiful waters of ISan Cristobal, where we were able to snorkel with Galapagos sharks, white tip reef sharks, sea turtles, and massive walls of fish.

Real World: Galapagos

Guest blogger: Vanessa Perkins (MESM 2016) Galapafamilia: (Noun) Group of five Bren students that lived and worked together for two months in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador. (Adjective) Colloquialism to describe unique situations resulting from five ...
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Sipping From the Firehose

Guest blogger: Andy Bilich Today is a particularly hectic day: 8:30-9:00 Working group call on battery storage and energy efficiency 9:00-10:00 Working group call on future renewable energy integration 10:00-10:15 Finalize infographic on electricity ramping ...
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Meanwhile in Texas…

Guest blogger: Sara-Katherine Coxon For having spent just over six weeks in Austin, TX, I’m doing a pretty good job at blending in with the locals. Tacos have become a regular breakfast. I have a ...