The Middlebury Institute attracts amazing faculty and students, and affords amazing opportunities. This spring and summer, MIIS students became published authors, filled a missing gap in historic scientific knowledge, and sailed the open seas.
A “How-To” Guide for Non-Economists to establish the Blue Economy in their National Income Accounts; Research from our Alumni and Students; Victory on the Policy Front for Ocean Climate Action
Stories include: New reports from the Center for the Blue Economy on the Economic Value of America’s Estuaries and Recreation on the California Coast; Contributions to the Economist Group’s World Ocean Initiative, Wilson Center’s Transatlantic Blue Economy Initiative, COP26, WWF articles, NOAA publication Visualizing the Three-Dimensional Footprint of Ocean Uses, and Virtual Reality DIVE-An Inspiring Journey through California’s Marine Protected Areas; CBE Celebrates its Ten Year Anniversary.
| by Jason Warburg
Bryce Bray MAIEP ’18 has been awarded a Boren, a Fulbright, and most recently an Institute of Current World Affairs fellowship, all of which are helping him continue to develop expertise and expand his professional network in his chosen field of climate policy.
Most tourists come to the Monterey Bay to enjoy the scenery and to enjoy the fresh, local seafood. Yet not since the early 2000’s have consumers been enjoying entirely local or fresh seafood.
| by Eva Gudbergsdottir
Perhaps the greatest life lesson recent graduate Elea Becker Lowe MAIEP ’18 can share is one she herself has heeded: when presented with an opportunity, go for it.
Recent graduates Emma Ross (MAIEP OCRM ‘17), Clesi Bennett (MAIEP OCRM ‘17) and Melis Ökter (MAIEP OCRM ‘16) share updates on their professional positions, work and life.
Graduate Melis Okter helps create an interactive website and map that visually communicates county level data on climate change vulnerability.