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This post serves to share my final thesis document and poster to the SGE and Lewis & Clark communities. Below is the abstract of my report as well as links to PDF files of my thesis and poster. Link here to my thesis document Link here to my thesis poster Abstract: Both Southern Chile and …

Here is my abstract, my final thesis, and my poster! In this thesis, I explore the unintentional environmental exclusion of certain bodies in alternative food distribution networks in Portland, Oregon.  I look specifically at two nonprofits – Portland Fruit Tree Project and Zenger Farm – that attempt to make fresh, local, and organic produce more …

KPDThesisDraft3 KPDthesisposter Abstract: In this thesis I explore the various methods of urban park funding in Portland, Oregon. Furthermore, I seek to know if white, high-income communities are favored in terms of park funding, and the extent which public-private partnerships are influetial in park funding. To make my assessment, I utilize reports, demographics, and cost estimates …

Abstract Humans have been harvesting honey from bees, an integral part of the global system, for centuries; however, recent declines in bee populations have been a cause for concern. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), has affected between 50% and 90% of bee colonies in beekeeping operations around the United States alone. The causes of this are …