Bioblitz co-organizer Scott Harris calls it the “natural history event of the year” in Sitka. Volunteers are going to spread out in a 7-mile radius, with the goal of counting every species of everything they possibly can in 24 hours. You know, no big deal. Harris and co-organizer Perry Edwards spoke to KCAW’s Holly Keen.
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Bioblitz to catalog area species
Joyce Kamwana is an ambassador. But she’s not the kind of ambassador who rides around in a limo with flags on the fender. “The reason I’m here is to basically give a face and a voice to HIV/AIDS.” Kamwana traveled to Sitka to speak our local RESULTS group in support of the Global Fund. The anti-retroviral therapy she received -- that saved her life -- was paid for through one of the first grants to Malawi by the Global Fund. more