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2015 Expedition Update

Hi, everyone – Sara here. I’m a former student of Nicole and Giacomo’s (now an incoming graduate student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver), and I’ve been working in Ulithi with the OPOR team for four years now. This year, I had to leave a week earlier than the rest of the visiting team. Since I’m back […]

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OPOR honored as Explorers Club Flag Expedition

The Explorers Club has chosen One People One Reef as a Flag Expedition! The Explorers Club, a nonprofit located in New York City that supports field research and the preservation of exploration, has supported the work of the One People One Reef team for some time now. Nicole Crane, one of OPOR’s leaders, is a long-standing Explorers […]

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Preparing for departure

Time is flying, and the One People One Reef team is working hard to prepare for the science and Youth Action Plan teams’ visits to Ulithi. Countdown: Just under two weeks to go! Here in California, the members of the Youth Action Plan team met last week to get to know each other and start discussing ideas for this summer. The team plans […]

One People One Reef’s exciting summer 2015 plans

One People One Reef will be working in Yap and Ulithi June 8 through June 28. We have some exciting plans in the works, and we’re delighted to share them with you! The science team will be continuing to work with communities in Ulithi. They will be meeting with the local science teams to review […]

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Upcoming events!

We have a lot of exciting events coming up for those in the Santa Cruz, California and around the Bay Area. Project Leader, Nicole Crane, is January’s special speaker at the UC Santa Cruz Science on Tap series. It is at 7 pm Jan 28 at the Crepe Place in Santa Cruz, California.More information can […]

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Marshallese poet, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner addresses the UN Climate Summit

Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner addressed the United Nations Climate Summit yesterday! She tells the assembly a story about a canoe race. A mother with a heavy bundle begs each of her 10 sons for a ride in their canoe. None of them want to take her because, they say “you will slow us down”.  Only […]