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Oceanic Society - Blue Habits Marketing Campaign
Team Leaders: Liz Stebbins and Hannah Schmidt
A year long process of researching marketable objects to build a product line that adhere to sound sustainability practices, and ideally support marine conservation goals or community driven efforts. This job involves identifying objects, designing a fulfillment plan, looking into the feasibility of building business partnerships with manufacturers and/or seek donated/co-branded products, developing a marketing plan to improve sales, and creating a long-term business plan to ensure continued OS success.
Sponsor: Wayne Sentman, Oceanic Society
Women for Wildlife - Spring Conference
Team Leaders: Nia Walker, Maggie Chory, and Abba Parker
Description: Combining forces with a newly-formed network of women in conservation to: connect with female conservationists in the Boston Area to help with local projects, join a pre-existing Women for Wildlife mentor program for club members to have conservationist advisers for future careers, educate local high school women on the possibilities of a career in science, and host a job networking fair at Harvard for all local Boston colleges, high schools, and graduate schools to meet women in conservation.
Sponsors: Leanne Alonso, Lisa Famolare, Renee Gonazles, Women for Wildlife
Botswana Predator Conservation Trust - Consultation Project
Team Leaders: Dylan Wile and Angie Torres
Description: Assist BPCT’s data collection process by evaluating the survey systems in place, and analyze given documentation and data results in order to research and determine the most efficient way to evaluate success in the pre-existing program to educate Bostwanan children on predators’ ecological function and value in the African savannah.
Sponsor: Lesley McNut, Botswana Predator Conservation Trust
Conservation International Suriname Marine Protection Research Project
Team Leaders: Maggie Chory and Sabrina Devereaux
Description: Stimulate the policy framework and creation of a Surinamese marine protected area chain by researching pre-existing marine reserves with similar social, political, and/or ecological settings, and write analyses of the costs and benefits of each pre-existing system in order to recommend the best approach for marine protection in Suriname. This work includes networking within the Conservation International database for recommendations from CI marine experts and policy experts, as well as formatting a presentation for CI Suriname to use in conversations with the Surinamese government.
Sponsors: John Goedschalk and Sheila Marhe, CI Suriname