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Veronica Marie Padula

Veronica Marie Padula

Anchorage, AK

University of Alaska Anchorage University of Alaska Fairbanks

Graduate Student

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Published on May 10, 2017

How did the semester go by so quickly?

Hi everyone! Hope you are all looking forward to the summer. We are gearing up for another field season in Alaska, on St. Paul Island again, and lots of good things are in store for the summer.An u...

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Published on Jan 07, 2017

Happy New Year! Updates from the lab, Part 1

Happy new year everyone! I hope this post finds everyone happy and healthy and ready to do great things in 2017! The fall semester was a busy one, and I have lots of exciting reports to catch you ...

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Published on Sep 25, 2016

The Arctic in the Classroom

I love getting out there and telling other people about how amazing Alaska is, and how awesome seabirds are! Seriously, they are awesome, they can tell us so much about the health of the ocean, inc...

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Published on Sep 14, 2016

#breakfreefromplastic

Some of you (or all of you) know that I have strong feelings about plastic marine debris and its impacts on the ocean and the organisms that call the ocean home. It's heartbreaking and sad to see a...

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Published on Sep 06, 2016

Latino Outdoors Blog Post

Hi everyone, Lots of things going on with the start of the semester, and I have lots to catch you up on for sure! In the meantime, I wanted to post a link to a blog post (part 1 of 3) I recently wr...

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Published on Aug 20, 2016

How to express my gratitude?

Hi everyone,I'd like to send thank you notes in the mail to you, if it is possible, could you please private message me mailing addresses? This lab note can only be seen by project backers, so peop...

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Published on Aug 17, 2016

American Birding Association Blog

Hi everyone! I made my first attempt at a blog post for the American Birding Association recently and wanted to share! It's a synthesis of material I've been posting in the lab notes here on this s...

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Published on Aug 11, 2016

We made it to 100%!! THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone for your support and generosity! Stay tuned for updates - as there are 8 days left in the campaign we can set a stretch goal, and any extra donations that are pledged can help...

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Published on Aug 11, 2016

Students and Seabirds

There are many amazing scientists working in the Bering Sea region (and across Alaska) who are sharing their love of science with students in the communities that call the Bering Sea home. It is a ...

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Published on Aug 03, 2016

Marine Debris and Its Impacts on the Environment

Marine debris is a global issue with huge environmental impacts. Not just for seabirds. Marine debris affects organisms ranging from microscopic to giant, with tiny microbes hitchhi...

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Published on Aug 07, 2016

Summer 2016 Field Season

I wanted to start a photo album from the field season. Please enjoy the pictures, I will be adding captions to them over the next couple of days!This is only part of the gear that traveled with me,...

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Published on Jul 25, 2016

How this project began...

Seabirds are special and diverse creatures. Some soar like kites over vast stretches of ocean, flying almost pole to pole each year,  breaking records for the longest known migration of any animal....

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Thank you Patti!
Aug 20, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Congrats!
Aug 12, 2016
Where are endangered California least terns spending their winters?
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Thank you for your support and generosity Beth! Every bit helps! Hopefully our paths will cross sometime soon :)
Aug 11, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Thanks! I actually think we could do one or two of these things with your kids, especially the one where they're counting the candy (we had fake bird stomachs filled with candy that represented different fish and different calorie amounts). Needless to say that activity went over very well :)
Aug 11, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Thank you!!
Aug 11, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Congrats on winning the challenge! This project is great!
Aug 09, 2016
Can Hookpods and reusable LED lights reduce albatross deaths and marine pollution?
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Thank you for your support Cindy!
Aug 03, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Thank you Emily!!
Jul 21, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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Thank you for your support Chelsea! Your generosity is awesome :)
Jul 20, 2016
Plastic marine debris: it’s what you don’t see that may be worse for Arctic Seabirds
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