AMBI; the Arctic Migratory Bird Initiative

April 19, 2016

Recently I have started working on a new project, the Arctic Migratory Bird Initiative (AMBI). AMBI is a project under the Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group. As I wrap up my PhD, this opportunity came up and at first I thought that I couldn’t possibly take this on, but […]

World Seabird Conference, Cape Town – 2015

December 1, 2015

The World Seabird Conference might be one of my favourite meetings. I get to meet with many of my all time favourite collaborators. Some who live in Canada, but funnily enough we sometimes hang out more at international conferences than we do on home turf. Also, because it is all about seabirds, there is hardly […]

Marine debris and seabirds: #seabirdersaturday themed discussion on August 22

July 1, 2015

#SeabirderSaturday has started themed sessions this summer with each week seeing a new topic being discussed in detail. With each new topic comes a new chair that will help guide and lead discussions. On Saturday August 22nd, 2015 I am excited about leading the group discussions on Marine debris and seabirds. We will be covering […]

Ocean Literacy Conference – Vancouver 2015

June 10, 2015

I often find it difficult to separate my research efforts from my outreach efforts. Fortunately for me, working in the Arctic means I don’t have to. Doing science outreach is not only expected, but required from northern researchers. In fact it is mandated in many ways, and often getting the needed permits for your research […]