One of the key factors in establishing PDXSeafood, our sustainable seafood program, is the declining status of the worlds overfished oceans. I recently came across an article that was informative and worth a read. Click on the link below to access the article.
Meghan & David Geeking Out on a Sidewalk in Chengdu, China
As an advisor for Meghan’s PhD panda project, it was an extreme delight to spend a few days with David touring the facilities here in Sichuan, China. David is an extremely knowledgeable scientist and quite the accomplished traveller given his ability to handle a 16 hr. time difference with little effort.
David works as a Conservation Program Scientist for the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. In order for him to make the trip to China, he had to endure 18 hours of flights covering 7000 miles. We sincerely appreciate him for taking the time to visit.
We’re a week out from having my Summer Panda Intern join us over here so I thought I’d introduce you all to her since you’ll be seeing posts about pandas from her! I’m absolutely thrilled to have her on board and know that she’ll get such a great experience (I know my own internship with the Smithsonian at the Chengdu Panda Center was one of the highlights of my post-undergraduate studies). Continue reading →