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”Visualizing Change” Around the World

NewKnowledge researcher Rebecca Norlander took an island-hopping vacation in mid-March. This was a well-needed holiday after she and other NewKnowledge team members traveled to California in late February to work on the NOAA-funded project Visualizing Change, which aims to build the capacity of educators and interpreters use dynamic visual tools to help people better understand […]

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Science Learning for Resilient Cities: An Update from Indianapolis as a Living Laboratory

In Mid-March Fiona P. McDonald traveled to Indianapolis for one of NewKnowledge’s National Science Foundation-funded projects. She visited with project team members from Butler University, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, as well as community leaders. While there, McDonald participated in a mock-installation of Mary Miss’s artwork at Pleasant Run, one of […]

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More affirmation from the field on using drones for conservation

Conservation Magazine released an article this week on a study by Elizabeth Vas, a researcher at Université de Montpellier, on the effects of drones on bird behavior. The study explored how birds reacted to different ways the drones maneuvered near them, taking into account the noise, direction, and appearance of the drones. It’s exciting to […]

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