ThrFlo La Valle and two undergraduate women standing waist deep in ocean with palm trees in background alle standing
June 8, 2021

Marine scientist Flo La Valle's life has taken her from the Philippines, to Rome, to Hawaii. A love for coastal ecosystems and the communities they support has stayed with her.

Four people dressed for winter weather stand on a wet beach in front of a row of homes
June 22, 2020

Volunteers in three states are recording changes to their local beaches, information that's vital to protecting and restoring their seashores. 

In early March of 2020, communities around the country were preparing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools and businesses faced closures, and people everywhere were dealing with...