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Conversations about conservation

April 19, 2024

Julia Frees, 2023-2024 Research Trainee

Ever since I became interested in marine biology, I wanted other people to recognize the importance of conservation and be just as fascinated by ocean life as I was. Upon being awarded a UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant… Full story

From clothes to contamination: Lessons learned communicating the implications of plastic waste with academia and the public

April 5, 2023

Conner Simon, 2022-2023 Research Trainee

Although I always enjoyed teaching others about science, I never really saw myself pursuing a career in education outside of becoming a professor in academia. However, participating in the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Research Traineeship demonstrated that… Full story

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