Maine Oysters, Arkansas Jobs, Connecticut Trails, More: Tuesday ResearchBuzz, June 15, 2021


WMTW: Maine Oyster Trail showcases state’s growing oyster industry. “The Maine Oyster Trail takes oyster lovers from Ogunquit to Sorrento. Love Point Oysters is one of 150 oyster farms dotting the Maine coast and one of the dozens that are now part of the Maine Oyster Trail.”

KATV: Arkansas launching website for job-seekers, offering free job skills courses. “Arkansas Ready For Life is a new website meant to be a one-stop-shop for employment in the state. The site goes live on Wednesday and Arkansans will have access to more than a thousand job openings in the state and nine thousand courses teaching essential career skills.”

NBC Connecticut: New Website Allows Users to Explore Connecticut Public Trails. “In honor of National Trails Day, Connecticut Trail Finder is a free website where users can find trails in virtually every corner of the state. Users can start browsing trails by an interactive map or filtering by categories such as difficulty, distance or popularity.”

Environmental Defense Fund: New Group Calls on SEC to Strengthen Climate Protections for U.S. Financial System. “Experts with the brand new Initiative on Climate Risk and Resilience Law (ICRRL) are calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to strengthen protections from the dangers of climate change to our nation’s financial system and the millions of people who rely on it to sustain the American economy.”


USA Today: Negro Leagues stats officially incorporated into Baseball Reference’s database. “For the better part of three decades, Black baseball players competed on identical fields under the same rules as their white counterparts, but were considered inferior – even if their style of play and level of competition said otherwise. Last December, Major League Baseball took a giant step toward correcting that by officially elevating the Negro Leagues to major league status. The transformation takes another step forward Tuesday with Negro League statistics now listed alongside those of the American League and National League on”

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law: Defending the Planet: A Columbia Law Podcast Hosted by Michael Gerrard. “Climate change cuts across every area of law—from property rights to human rights to contracts to constitutional law, international law, administrative law, and corporate governance. In Defending the Planet, Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and the founder and faculty director of the Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and leading experts go beyond the headlines and political ping-ponging to discuss combating the climate crisis using one of the most important and effective tools at our disposal: the law.”


MakeUseOf: How to Download All the Data Snapchat Has About You . “Like other social media apps, Snapchat allows you to download your entire history and the data it has collected about you. Luckily, the process is pretty easy. Here’s all you need to know about it.”


AKIPress: JICA to finance digitization of museum collections in Uzbekistan. “Representatives of Japan International Cooperation Agency met with the leadership of Cultural Heritage Agency of Uzbekistan to discuss grant assistance for implementation of the project on preservation of the cultural heritage of the Silk Road using digital archives.”


WTHR: Uncovered: Indianapolis women search for answers to cold cases. “Two Indianapolis women have joined a team to help push information about cold cases involving missing and murdered victims. Ashlee Fujawa and Anna Eaglin are co-founders of the interactive website ‘UNCOVERED.’ The pair is inviting the public to be part of an online version.”


International Telecommunication Union: Call for demos of virtual worlds at ITU Kaleidoscope. “ITU Kaleidoscope 2021: Connecting physical and virtual worlds, 6-10 December online, will share research on the persistent virtual realities and customized computer-generated environments giving life to ‘digital twins’ of people, places and things.”

WRAL TechWire: NASA wants to give entrepreneurs space technology – for free. “Though the NASA mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research, and the agency is congressionally mandated to pursue this mission, the agency recognizes that it can play a role in fostering startup companies and ecosystems.”


I was searching YouTube when I came across a channel called Mrs. Reid, the Science G. From her About page: “Me and my sisters would remix songs when we were younger (waaay before YouTube), so it’s safe to say, I have had years of practice on how to create songs. As a science educator, I get to blend my two loves: music and education and I’m so EXCITED to share this journey with you!!!” I don’t know any of the music she’s redone because I’m old, but I did enjoy a remixed Cardi B called BODY PARTS AND BODY REGIONS; her music tends to focus on Anatomy & Physiology topics. She also has some A&P lectures available. Really good and recommended. Good afternoon, Internet…

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