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  • A sea lion in the sun.

    Burdens of paradise

    A broad study looking at food and water insecurity in the Galápagos brings together a team of researchers to focus on an often-overlooked population.

  • A sunset from a side of a ship.

    21 days at sea

    Junior Stephanie Caddell shares how three weeks on a research vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean changed her life.

  • Alex Acosta

    ‘Where I’m meant to be’

    The third of four children, Alex Acosta talks about how the Carolina Covenant opens doors and provides support.

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