On Saturday, June 13, a marine biologist and instructional designer from UNH Cooperative Extension will board a plane in Boston and fly 21 hours to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, in Vietnam.
When you think of migrating birds, you likely summon up the classic “vee” of Canada geese, honking as they fly past, but scores of New England bird species make the long trip to the tropics, including many that weigh no more than a triple-A battery.
Photograph by Sam Evans-Brown, NHPR
In the same way they meet to make decisions about building a new school or buying a fire truck, leaders and residents of New Hampshire coastal communities have placed climate change on their agendas, working with experts and examining data that describe how past and projected changes in climate affect the places where they live, work and play.
Meagan Wengrove ‘10, a Ph.D. student in ocean engineering from Arvada, Colo., has received a prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Photograph by Jeremy Gasowski