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May 15, 2021

Using East Coast Case Studies to Explore Oyster and Eelgrass Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay

Kass Wojcik, Sydney-Marie Jones & Laurens Vermuelen, Bryn Mawr College, Carleton College & University of Central Florida

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During the first week of May, we crossed from the warm waters of the Gulf Stream in the Southeast Large Marine Ecosystem into the colder, more productive waters of the Northeast Large Marine Ecosystem (LME).

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May 15, 2021

Planning for the Future by Planning Out Ocean Spaces

Julia Wolf & Ava Kiss, Mount Holyoke College & Cornell University

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If our trip on the Corwith Cramer has taught us one thing it is that the ocean is a vast and expansive place.

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May 10, 2021

What’s It Worth to You?

Alex Albrecht, Ryan O'Hara, & Ariana Patterson, Claremont McKenna College, University of Arizona & Northeastern University

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Out here on the Cramer, we use the ocean every day to help us survive and thrive.

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May 04, 2021

Understanding the Racial Demographics and Barriers to Accessing Recreational Ocean Spaces

Cam Ragland & Natalie Cross, Union College & Stanford University

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Spending the past few weeks staring out at miles and miles of ocean has led to a lot of thinking and contemplation.

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May 04, 2021

“Fast Plastic:” Evaluating Fast Fashion and Wastewater as a Source for Marine Microplastics…

Lucy Manlick & Emma Iverson, Mount Holyoke College & Macalester College

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“Fast Plastic:” Evaluating Fast Fashion and Wastewater as a Source for Marine Microplastics in the Rachel Carson NERR

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April 30, 2021

The Role of Ports in Decarbonization - Why Ports Need to Be Sustainable

Kira Fontana & Elena Kaminskaia, American University & Whitman College

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Last Sunday, a skyline of skyscrapers came in and out of view from the haze.

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April 29, 2021

From Production to Disposal

Elisabeth Landgren, Arielle Umansky & Lydia Shaw, Macalester, Colorado & Skidmore Colleges

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When you walk into a grocery store with your reusable bag you probably feel proud of yourself, as you should, for reducing plastic waste in landfills and in natural environments.

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April 28, 2021

Rewilding through Offshore Wind Artificial Reefs

Kayla Sklar, Isabelle Stewart & Leanna Cherrette, Northeastern University, Gettysburg College & Boston University

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Rewilding is an environmental management strategy that aims to restore degraded natural habitats.

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April 25, 2021

Protection of the High Seas

Daviana Berkowitz-Sklar & Martha Stevens, Yale University & Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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The oceans are essential to our planet and our lives. They provide oxygen in the air we breathe, food for millions, a habitat for aquatic species, and magnificent beauty, as well as many other benefits to humankind.

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April 22, 2021

Investigating Tribal Rights & Coastal Infrastructure in the New England Area

Fiona Swope and Anna Winkler, Colorado College & University of New England

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At first glance, the terms coastal infrastructure and tribal rights seem to be unrelated.

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