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Environment & Sustainability

UNLOCKING A MYSTERIOUS SUBTERRANEAN WORLD

Bats Magazine

Bats Conservation International's Subterranean Team is using LiDAR scanning technology to map New Mexico's vast Lake Valley Mine, an important habitat for hibernating bats.

FLYING BATS, SPINNING BLADES: REDUCING BAT FATALITIES FROM WIND POWER EXPANSION, Bats Magazine
FIELD WORK, LIFE'S WORK: ANNA WEYHER DECODES THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF KINDA BABOONS AND EMPOWERS WOMEN IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, UMass Magazine
SEATTLE'S BEACON FOOD FOREST BREAKS NEW GROUND IN COMMUNITY BUILDING AND LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION, Natural Choice Directory
A BROTHER'S CHOICE AND THE FATE OF COMMUNITIES AND WILDLIFE IN NORTHERN KENYA, Ethical Traveler
GREEN-LAND: IN PORTLAND, IT'S NOT JUST THE GRASS THAT'S GREENER, Northwest Meetings & Events
AGAVE ACTION: EXPANDING AGAVE RESTORATION EFFORTS TO SUPPORT MIGRATORY BAT POPULATIONS, Bats Magazine
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, Land.com
EXPLORE: KOSTER ISLANDS, SWEDEN, Sierra Magazine
BACKYARD CONSERVATION: ENDANGERED SPECIES & THE ROLE LANDOWNERS PLAY, Land.com
HOW TO CLEAN WATER WHILE TRAVELING ABROAD, SafeBee.com
DECK THE HALLS WITH ECO-FRIENDLY DECOR, Northwest Meetings & Events
LIVING WITH WILDFIRE, Land.com
PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES, BEGONE! TRAVELERS AGAINST PLASTIC CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED, Ethical Traveler
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT IN MEXICO AND CROSS-BORDER ORGANIZING, Borderlines
ECO-SPOTS: A LOOK INSIDE SOME SUSTAINABLE VENUES THAT TICKLE US GREEN, Northwest Meeting & Events
LEEDING INDICATOR: THE LEED RATINGS SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE VENUES, Northwest Meetings & Events

OTHER ENVIRONMENT-RELATED EXPERIENCE

•Write, edit, and translate environment- and sustainability-related content for a wide range of companies and nonprofit organizations.

•Journalism fellow, St. Lawrence River field program, Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources (2018).

•4 1/2 year as news editor for Ethical Traveler, a nonprofit organization that seeks to harness the economic clout of tourism to protect the environment and human rights.

•Past editor of the digital wildlife conservation travel magazine WildHope.

•Writer for a Rainforest Alliance white paper on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) in Latin America.

•Writer and translator for a Green Living Project video expedition documenting sustainability-related projects in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

•English-to-Spanish translator for forestry-related articles, National Network of Forest Practitioners.

•Master’s thesis: “The Nature of the News: Environmental Organizations and the Mass Media in Mexico,” The University of Arizona (M.A., Latin American Studies). Thesis based on interviews with activists, environmental journalists, and other in Mexico City, as well as case studies of media coverage of major Mexican environmental issues.

•Contributed to draft discussion paper for the World Wildlife Fund about land-use change in northern Mexico (University of Arizona).

•Researched public-private partnerships in natural resource management in the Texas-Mexico border region (University of Arizona).

•Assisted with planning and operations for a bilingual, binational conference on U.S.-Mexico border environmental issues (University of Arizona).

•Researched community conservation initiatives and contributed to a working paper on ecotourism as a conservation tool in the Sea of Cortez for The Nature Conservancy Mexico Program.

•Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies with concentration in human ecology, Middlebury College. Thesis: “Crisis and Conservation: Environmental Issues and Awareness in Ecuador.”

•College semester in Ecuador studying ecology and environmental issues, The School for International Training.