Reflections from Ulithi: Sam’s Thoughts

Samantha Stone is a student who came to Ulithi in summer 2015 as a part of the Youth Action Plan expedition with Bluecology. Here, she shares some of her thoughts and impressions from her trip. It took some time for me to reflect and fully articulate all of the feelings that came out of being in […]

Notes from the science team

People from the outer islands working collaboratively with scientists to enhance management and knowledge of coral reefs and associated resources. The science and youth teams are both back in the states after an incredibly productive visit to Ulithi this summer. Despite the extensive destruction from Typhoon Maysak (a category 5 that hit Easter weekend 2015), […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]