Thursday , 26 April 2018

About Courtney Cox

Ivory trade: changing minds, hearts and policy

Ivory trade: changing minds, hearts and policy

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Trump administration is weighing the ban of elephant ivory being imported into the U.S. If the ban is lifted, it could set back the work conservationists and ...

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Coral bleaching: The breakdown, research and road to rehabilitation

Coral bleaching: The breakdown, research and road to rehabilitation

A Spanish Hogfish makes an appearance at the Sombrero Reef located off of Marathon Key. “Pretty much all reefs in the Keys have been affected from hot and cold temperatures,” said Kayla Ripple, the sc ...

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Mercury Poisoning: A living miracle

Mercury Poisoning: A living miracle

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Denise Alexander had been experiencing unusual symptoms for a year that doctors could not diagnose. She moved to Florida to live with her parents because she, a ...

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Marinas as Habitat

Marinas as Habitat

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v40UX4n0W_c   ...

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Marinas and marine life: the unnatural habitat marinas provide

Marinas and marine life: the unnatural habitat marinas provide

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v40UX4n0W_c By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Marinas house a variety of vessels, from dinghies to sailboats and yachts to pontoons. They provide a number o ...

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Rock the hammock: relaxing in style

Rock the hammock: relaxing in style

      By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu The bustling St. George Street, spanning far and wide through downtown St. Augustine, Florida, has just about anything a shopaholic can drea ...

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The not-all right whales need the right change

The not-all right whales need the right change

  “Approaching or remaining within 500 yards of a right whale is against federal law,” said Cheryl Munday, NOAA Fisheries marine mammal outreach specialist. “Violations can result in civil or criminal ...

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Thomas Long: St. Augustine Glassblower

Thomas Long: St. Augustine Glassblower

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Propped up near Vilano Beach is where glassblowing artist, Thomas Long resides with his wife, Lahib Jaddo and dog, Einstein. Their home, with unique purple barn ...

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Maritime legend: uncovering underwater history

Maritime legend: uncovering underwater history

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu He was there in that moment when Ida Straus removed herself from Lifeboat 8 to take her place on the Titanic beside her husband, Isidor. He was there when the li ...

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For Flagler junior, change starts with statues

For Flagler junior, change starts with statues

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Hasani Malone stands in front of one of the confederate statues in the St. Augustine plaza that celebrates those who fought for slavery. This monument, as well a ...

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“Throw Down Under”: Kookaburra’s first latte art competition

“Throw Down Under”: Kookaburra’s first latte art competition

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu  On October 6, The Kookaburra hosted their first "Throw Down Under" latte art competition. Contestants came from as far as Miami, Florida, to compete. The latte ...

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St. Francis House’s ‘Chef’s Night Out’ helps feed those in need

St. Francis House’s ‘Chef’s Night Out’ helps feed those in need

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu The St. Francis House located in St. Augustine, Florida, provides housing, crisis and essential services to families and individuals in St. Johns County. On Oct. ...

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College: the time of your life or hardest time of your life

College: the time of your life or hardest time of your life

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Flagler College students sit at their desks, bleeding anxiety as they selectively listen for their cue: a due date. It will be another big essay, project or test ...

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Evacuation or permanent destination?

Evacuation or permanent destination?

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Millions evacuated their Florida homes at the thought of what Hurricane Irma might bring, and now a more permanent evacuation could be the result. Hurricane Irma ...

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The race to graduate is on

The race to graduate is on

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu As the spring semester quietly comes to a close, the massacre of frantic class scheduling begins. From the freshmen to the upper-classmen, the heightened stress ...

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Oysters: more than what meets the eye

Oysters: more than what meets the eye

By Courtney Cox | gargoyle@flagler.edu Marine mammals like dolphins, whales and other large aquatic species receive most of the attention when it comes to favorites of the sea. However, a smaller, har ...

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