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Stories from the Border
Typically, spring break in Mexico involves rest and relaxation. But for Patrick Langlois '19, his final spring break was spent bustling around behind a camera lens, capturing striking images for a photo essay about the realities and complexities of heightened security on the United States-Mexico border. "I think having a visual narrative of what life is like in these cities helps people empathize," says the recent environmental studies and studio art grad. See more from Langlois' essay. (Photo: Patrick Langlois '19)
Study: for ocean species to survive climate change, large populations needed
Purple urchins are fortified with spines and shells. But new research led by UVM’s Melissa Pespeni shows that to survive, they’ll need large populations that hold rare genetic variants, giving them a chance to adapt in a fast-warming world. Read more about the findings.