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Wednesday, December 9th
3:05 PM

Session 2E Effects of Deforestation on Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Case Studies from the United States, Peru and the United Kingdom

Emma Conrad-Rooney
Zach Ginn
Chelsea Hill
Anna Kurkierewicz
Abby Mikolitis
Karina Calizaya Torre
Barbara Gardos Vargas
Paula Lopez Vargas
Sharon Viscarra
Ziqi Wu
Connor Zamora

3:05 PM - 3:16 PM

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Deforestation has many unintended consequences on marine and aquatic life ranging from nutrient pollution to rising coastal temperatures. In addition to integrating the study of SDG 14 - Life Below Water and SDG 15 - Life on Land, our research group will highlight our range of geographical diversity, by focusing on case studies from Peru, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

3:17 PM

Session 2E SIDS & Changing Lands

Amy Zhou

3:17 PM - 3:28 PM

This research proposal will explore small islands developing states and the impacts of climate change on their economy, agriculture, sociopolitical environment, and overall health. Specifically, it will analyze the nations of The Bahamas and The Maldives and how they have handled their situations.

3:29 PM

Session 2E Bialowieza Forest

Matt Laffey
Victoria Oliu
McKenleigh Spitler

3:29 PM - 3:40 PM

This poster presentation will be about the culture and history within the Bialoweiza Forest in Poland.

3:41 PM

Session 2E Khao Sok National Park

Elizabeth Madura
Ally Bormann
Claire Silvestre

3:41 PM - 3:52 PM

We plan to present the history and connection to SDG's in relevance to Khao Sok National Park in Thailand. We will discuss how the park was created and why it is important to discuss and what the park now is like.

3:53 PM

Session 2E Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica

Allison Uri
Dasha Petrova
Alex Burks

3:53 PM - 4:04 PM

Our presentation will be about the intersections of places & people in Costa Rica and how they impact the process of management for Arenal Volcano National Park. We will share the unique aspects about the country such as their perspective on biodiversity, Indigenous culture, and issues with environmental damage.