Teresa L Carey

 science writer  .  multi-media maker .  NatGeo Explorer .  uscg licensed captain

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NPR Spoonman
NPR Weekend Edition

Radio Story: The ‘Angels’ of the Appalachian Trail

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Smithsonian Magazine

How Women are Leading the Charge to Recycle Whole Houses

Freethink

Building Trees in the Metaverse Might Actually Save the Forest 

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Freethink

The Fight to End Illegal Logging

BuzzFeed News

Meet the Scientists Using FOIA to See Their Competitor’s Grants

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NHGRI

How do you toast a gene therapy trial? With tea.

Light Pollution
Freethink

The Dark Toll of Light Pollution

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Freethink

Society Runs on GPS. What Happens When it Gets Hacked?

 

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Freethink

Move the Sun, Save the Earth: A Plan That Could Relocate Our Solar System

Green ToGo
PBS NewsHour

This restaurant takeout service swaps Styrofoam for sustainable

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Freethink

Fighting to Get Breast Pumps to Mothers in Prison

Scientific American
Scientific American 

Sea Snails on Acid: A new study finds ocean acidification may be causing a trippy set of behaviors in sea snails.

Hello Ocean: Expedition Echo
Expedition Echo

A collaborative Hello Ocean research expedition. Teresa is the co-founder and producer for Hello Ocean.

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KAZU

Radio Story: Santa Cruz Doctor Close to a Cure for Deadly Mushroom Poisoning

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Scientific American

Bringing Back the Nassau Grouper
2017 Beneath The Waves Film Festival

Dolphin Graveyard Video
PBS NewsHour

This graveyard gives insight into the lives of stranded dolphins

ChurchForest
Inside Science

How Building A Wall Can Save A Forest

Multimedia Journalism Reel

Excerpts from videos, tv broadcast segments, and radio stories for NPR, PBS NewsHour, The Lens, Scientific American, and more.

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PBS NewsHour

The Jones Act, explained (and what waiving it means for Puerto Rico)

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PBS NewsHour

Smart guns exist. Why aren’t they on the market?

KelpForest
Science Notes

Scientists are studying how an increasingly acidic ocean will affect marine life near the shore.

One Simple Question - an uncertain journey to find an iceberg
One Simple QUESTion  

A feature length eco-documentary about a journey in a small sailboat to find a record-breaking iceberg. Written & produced by Teresa Carey.

The Mercury News

With San Clemente Dam Gone are Steelhead Trout About to Make a Comeback in the Carmel River?

Prosthetics
Freethink

Beyond Fashion: Designers Transform Prosthetic Leg Covers into Wearable Art

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Freethink

This musician transforms scientific data to elaborate melodies

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Freethink

Meet the artist who paints with DNA clues

Baitfish
PBS NewsHour

Decision over a tiny baitfish could sway the largest East Coast fishery

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Freethink

Your New Sex Ed Teacher is a Chatbot

Teresa Speaks at TEDx Traverse City
TEDx 

A simple perspective on the American dream. Living big in small places.

Baitfish
Reading your Digital Signature to Detect Depression

Digital phenotyping uses our smartphones to detect anything from Parkinson’s disease to mental health disorders. But is our privacy at risk?

My work is inspired by thousands of miles at sea as a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain. I care about stories that draw on the intersection of science, culture, and heart, providing a new perspective on the world. I love working with teams on multi-element projects that maximize community engagement. That’s why I co-founded Hello Ocean to support science through multi-media and research-under-sail expeditions. My recent appointments include UC Santa Cruz science journalism graduate program, and PBS NewsHour Science and Social Media Fellow, and science writer for the National Human Genome Research Institute. I’m currently a senior staff writer at Freethink and a National Geographic Explorer where I plan to continue using multi-media to inspire people to create solutions.

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