Monthly Archives: November 2013

Deal Island and Restoration of Skipjack Kathryn

On Wednesday we arrived in Deal Island and headed right to work. We met up with Professor Wiest and Zach Hall ’13 who are working on the restoration project of the Skipjack Kathryn built in 1901. We started working on … Continue reading

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Poisoned Waters and a Look at Policy

Average depth of the bay is 21 ft, it is a huge drainage a basin especially for such a shallow body of water. The documentary focused on the issues created when humans place themselves into the balanced ecosystem equation. Issues … Continue reading

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Large Scale vs. Small Scale: Are the Cows Different?

Still groggy we climbed onto the bus knowing what awaited us at our next stop. Today was a comparative day to show us the different between large scale and smaller scale farming practices. We looked at livestock through two different … Continue reading

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Poultry Industry vs. The Bay

Sitting down at the dinner table after long day at work one of the last things you think about is, is where your food came from. Well it came from the supermarket right? Where did the supermarket get it from? … Continue reading

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Stalking Paper: Drawing Lines Across Continents

There are few places that remain as unaltered and traditional as they were 200, even 100 years ago. Today worldwide everything is changing, old earth crust is coming up through the mantle forming new rock. Technology is changing making things … Continue reading

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Unlimited Access and its Impacts on Keystone Species: Chesapeake Bay vs. Peru

No matter where you are in the world, no matter the ecosystem or climate keystone species, as the name implies, are very important. In the Chesapeake Bay the oyster has been thought of as a type of keystone species especially … Continue reading

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Access to Recreational Boating: Chesapeake Bay vs. Peru

In the summer especially on the eastern shore of Maryland we can see an number of families and friends taking boats onto the bay and it’s rivers. The water is chaotic especially on hotter days with kids swimming and parents … Continue reading

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