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One People One Reef virtual community meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Betsy Phillips
01:33:20
Can you give us the Natl. Geographic website when you can?
Travis (OPOR)
01:33:45
Yes Betsy! I don't have that available at the moment but I will make sure that gets out to everyone.
Michelle Paddack
01:34:16
https://onepeopleonereefstorytellingproject.org/
Travis (OPOR)
01:34:28
Ah! Michelle beat me to it. Thank you Michelle!
Michelle Paddack
01:44:59
Our name was given by the people of Ulithi, Hofagie Laamle means 'unite this atoll', a recognition of the importance of collaboration & community working together
Travis (OPOR)
01:51:33
Hello everyone! We are so grateful to have you join us this evening. If at any point what you hear is resonating with you, here are four ways you can support us today:1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Tommy Hall
01:51:46
Thanks JR! It's a been a great honor to partner with OPOR and the Ulithi Community!
John Rulmal Jr
01:52:40
Thanks Tommy
Nicole Crane
01:53:10
Awesome JR!!
Travis (OPOR)
01:53:35
Yes JR, thank you so much for providing all that amazing history and background.
Loyola Darius
01:55:00
Thanks JR, for the great history and emphasis on respect.
John Rulmal Jr
01:56:05
Thanks Loy!!
Travis (OPOR)
01:59:22
Magul is another name we use for John Rulmal Jr. =)
John Rulmal Jr
02:00:01
Thank you Travis..:)
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:00:27
Kaselehlie from Pohnpei!
May Roberts
02:00:46
Hi Canita!!!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:02:35
Hi May!!
John Rulmal Jr
02:03:04
Canita!!!Welcome
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:03:31
Great to see familiar faces. Hi Jun!
May Roberts
02:05:24
Hi Canita! I need to get in touch with you, about some cool ideas the youth have come up with for educational materials. You definitely will have great insight :)
Virginia Guhin
02:05:25
Yeah John!
Tobias Osborne
02:05:43
Go John!!
Nicole Crane
02:05:57
Thank you!!!
Nicole Crane
02:06:42
Thank you so much to these wonderful companies. Drone deploy as well!!
Travis (OPOR)
02:06:44
Reminder to post any questions you may have for our team here in chat! We want to hear from you! =)
Curt Butler
02:07:32
so glad to help in a very small way John! Thanks for all you do:-)
Larry Raigetal
02:07:33
I will let you steer anytime John
Fuller Gerbl
02:10:22
Yeah John!!!
Kerstin Wasson
02:10:31
Fantastic use of your water quality and UAV skills for community-based monitoring, John!
Gabi Estill
02:11:08
Well done, John!
Travis (OPOR)
02:11:13
Yes, it's an amazing collaboration of science and community!
John (OPOR)
02:11:54
Thanks tons it takes a village!
Travis (OPOR)
02:13:08
If what you are hearing is resonating with you, here are four ways you can support us today:1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:14:28
Yay May and U-YAP!
Tyler Patrick
02:15:09
May’s a superstar… can confirm!
Nicole Crane
02:15:40
Yeah May!!!
Nicole Crane
02:17:31
Fuller has been integral to the development of the marine debris program!!
Tobias Osborne
02:18:10
Nice work Fuller!
Fuller Gerbl
02:19:20
Hello OPOR community, so great to see everyone!!!
Michelle Paddack
02:19:40
Hello Fuller! So good to see you!
Nicole Crane
02:19:55
Hi Fuller!!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:22:21
Awesomeness!
Eric Tong
02:23:12
I had zero doubt they were gonna kill it on Woleai.
Travis (OPOR)
02:23:35
Thanks for sharing that story May!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:23:45
Yeah Milo!!
Nicole Crane
02:23:54
Yeah Milo!!!
Katie McConnell (OPOR)
02:23:57
Thanks for beaming in all the way from Guam!
Michelle Paddack
02:23:58
One of the most powerful moments of all, the Wooleai community has become incredibly engaged - so grateful to the May and the Ulithi Youth - especially Milo for inspiring communities!
Virginia Guhin
02:24:48
Yo Milo!! Brenton Peck here! Alumni from the Youth Program 2017
John Terry
02:25:11
Milo John Lloyd says hello!
Theoden Suhrie
02:25:23
What a nice hat
John (OPOR)
02:26:12
Great job Milo. Very inspiring!
Michelle Paddack
02:26:17
Thank you Milo!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:26:19
Hi Nick!
Tyler Patrick
02:26:21
Let’s go, Nick! You’ve come a long way, brother!
James McClure
02:26:55
Great work Milo!
Travis (OPOR)
02:26:58
Nickson! What a great way to face your fear and share your story with us all
Caden Leonard
02:27:02
Atta boy Nickson!
Michelle Paddack
02:27:07
YES Nick! So proud of you!
Nicole Crane
02:27:16
Nickson you are amazing
Nickson Mathebeliol
02:27:19
thank you all
Tyler Patrick
02:27:24
Same goes for you, Clan… proud of you, lil bro!
Virginia Guhin
02:27:29
Love and miss you Clancy! -Brenton
Nicole Crane
02:27:58
Wow, what amazing spokespeople!!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:28:02
Hi Clancy!! you guys rock!
Jamie Gominger
02:28:05
Great presentations!
Travis (OPOR)
02:28:35
We love hearing from the Youth! Thank you all so much for sharing
Nicole Crane
02:28:44
Thanks Jamie!
Michelle Paddack
02:29:04
Thank you Clancy! So well spoken!
John (OPOR)
02:29:07
Great job Clancy!
Brooke McClain
02:29:14
Yes!! All of these presentations are amazing. You all are incredible
Michelle Paddack
02:30:01
These youth are the wind in our sails, carrying us forward. We are so humbled by them!
Emily Barney
02:30:07
Nickson, Clancy and Milo - such wonderful spokesman for OPOR! Miss you all!
Nicole Crane
02:30:16
Hi Emily!!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:30:35
Science for people is the way forward. Thanks, Aaron!
Supin Wongbusarakum
02:30:50
Love the youth's talks. Great job, everyone.
Clancy Sewemor
02:31:39
thanks to you all
Travis (OPOR)
02:31:54
If the youth are inspiring you as much as they have been a source of inspiration for us, here are the four ways you can support us today:1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Jamie Gominger
02:31:54
what an incredible crew!!
Emily Barney
02:31:55
Hi Nicole!! What a powerful community that’s been built since 2016! I’m so inspired by the work you’ve all been doing!
Fiorenza Micheli
02:33:55
Such an amazing set of presentations and comments! Thank you so much!
Travis (OPOR)
02:34:17
As Michelle said. First we listen...
Mike Mair
02:34:35
Congratulations youth on your passion for OPOR!
Tom Okey
02:34:52
Amazing! This model would be extremely useful for the Indigenous communities of the Broughton Archipelago in British Columbia, Canada, with whom I work. This group of youth is so inspiring, and I think youth everywhere would benefit!
Travis (OPOR)
02:35:33
Four ways you can support us today:1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Michelle Paddack
02:35:38
For those interested in hearing more about the youth program, you can read more here https://bluecology.org/expeditions/micronesia-youth-program/
Katie McConnell (OPOR)
02:36:28
@Tom Okey, that is so great to hear. Please stick around after the presentations if you’d like to talk further, or feel free to email onepeopleonereef@gmail.com
Nicole Crane
02:36:33
Thanks Fio!!
Michelle Paddack
02:36:56
Here is a link to the Youth Action Project https://onepeopleonereef.org/one-people-one-reef-youth-action-project/
Nicole Crane
02:37:55
Onepeoplonereef.org
Nicole Crane
02:38:13
Hi Eric
Mike Mair
02:40:11
Has oil residue in the water at Ulithi and the Outer Islands been detected in recent years?
Travis (OPOR)
02:41:04
Thanks for the question Mike! I will save your question and pass that along as we are almost at the Q/A period.
Michelle Paddack
02:41:25
We have not detected it shallow. A few years ago the one Navy ship that was sunk in the atoll in WW2 did start to leak but it was quickly patched
Tobias Osborne
02:42:13
As a student at Cabrillo, how can I get involved at the school?
Mike Mair
02:43:34
USS Mississinewa was salvaged in early 2003 but internal fuel bunkers were not accessible. Has oil residue been a problem in areas such as Chuuk?
Brooke McClain
02:44:34
What does the ocean debris aspect look like on Ulithi and the outer islands? Do the islands experience major problems with ocean debris or is it pretty minimal?
May Roberts
02:44:45
@ Tobias! Great question! I’ll let Nicole answer in the Q and A - she’s a prof at Cabrillo!
Nicole Crane
02:45:37
Brooke, marine debris is a BIG problem. Amazingly, even though these islands are so remote, marine debris washes up from very far away..
Tyler Patrick
02:45:41
I am struck, as I always am when interacting with OPOR, by how positive its participants are—how dedicated and how supportive. This optimism is infectious. It has personally carried me through more than one exhausting day of lectures, fieldwork, and storytelling. Thank you Junior, Birgit, Nicole, Giacomo, and Co. for your tireless efforts. I can’t wait to join you all again! Sa hachigchig!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:46:15
Is it possible to have the oil removed from the sunken ships to avoid future patching and leakage concerns?
David Schwartz
02:46:23
Great Presentation Everyone. Thank You.
Larry Raigetal
02:47:21
I recall US military coming down to salvage fuel off the sunken vessel
Travis (OPOR)
02:47:26
Thank you all so much for participating everyone!
Diana Li
02:48:08
Thank you for this fantastic update and set of presentations! Really great to hear about
Nicole Crane
02:48:18
Thank you Diana!!
Dr. Vid Raatior
02:48:31
yes oil continues to leak in the WWII wrecks in Chuuk
Lisa Emanuelson
02:49:15
Thank you to OPOR! This has been a fantastic presentation and update on your work! Thank you!
Alex Bevan
02:49:35
What other communities will you be expanding this approach to? Can you also expand it to other ecosystems (like seagrass or rocky reefs in the north pacific) ?
Dena Seidel
02:50:12
Your community based approach and success combining culture and science to revive traditional conservation practice is amazing and inspiring. Do you share this model and provide zoom presentations with other research universities?
Michelle Paddack
02:50:20
Thank you for being here Vid, so glad to have someone from Chuuk!
Vanessa Orozco
02:51:23
Thank you all for such a great and informative presentation!
Alex Bevan
02:51:25
Thanks Neek!! In awe of OPOR team's amazing work!
Madelyn Saranto
02:51:30
Can UCSC students also get involved?
May Roberts
02:52:11
Hi Madelyn! Yes! We’ve had UCSC students join too!
Madelyn Saranto
02:52:32
Thanks May :)
Karen Crow
02:52:34
does the youth program collaborate with Outer Islands High School?
Brooke McClain
02:53:06
Are the internships something we could get involved with during covid? Are there any opportunities to analyze data at this time?
May Roberts
02:53:14
Madelyn, contact us and we’ll keep you in the loop about getting involved
Travis (OPOR)
02:53:51
If anyone would like the links again on how to be involved:
Travis (OPOR)
02:53:54
1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Brooke McClain
02:54:08
Or if not analyzing data, are there other internship opportunities? :)
John Rulmal Jr
02:54:14
Yes of course.. our local youth are from OIHS and we are in the process of developing and piloting adding into the OIHS curriculum some of this real case studies.
Michelle Paddack
02:54:53
Yes CC! You can definitely help with data, let's get started!
Brooke McClain
02:55:01
YAY!
Caden Leonard
02:55:04
Thank you all for hosting! Much love to the OPOR team and community
Karen Crow
02:55:07
Thank you JR! how many students are currently at OIHS?
May Roberts
02:56:08
Thanks Caden! See you at youth Zoom this week?! ;)
Caden Leonard
02:56:23
Yes I will be there this week!
Canita Rilometo-Nakamura
02:57:17
Well done OPOR! love your work!!
Dr. Vid Raatior
02:57:32
Thank you all very much.
EMMA LASSITER
02:57:32
Thanks for all the updates - good to see everyone!
Larry Raigetal
02:57:53
Thank you for your wonderful presentations
Brooke McClain
02:57:59
Thank YOU all! This meeting was so inspiring and exciting. Love all the positivity from the people involved in the organization
May Roberts
02:58:02
Thank YOU Emma! So much of this work was possible because of you!
Travis (OPOR)
02:58:04
Thank you all so much for being here.
Juan Hagilmwaal
02:58:13
Thanks OPOR from Yap DOE
Jan Shriner
02:58:30
thank you for all of the information, enthusiasm, and the model of the approach
May Roberts
02:58:31
Thank you for being here Larry!
Virginia Guhin
02:58:43
Thank you Nicole for your amazing work along with your whole OPOR team!
Alissa Takesy
02:59:02
Sa hachigchig/Kilisou chapur/Thanks everyone!
Jennifer Selgrath
02:59:13
Thanks for sharing your great work!
Fred Evenson
02:59:45
Wonderful presentations! Congratulations on your successful ongoing work. Thank you and much respect for the resilient people of Ulithi Atoll for being great stewards of the ocean and for sharing your knowledge and stories.
Karen Crow
02:59:49
Super interesting work! Thanks so much for a great presentation.
Eric Tong
02:59:52
Mahalo nui friends. Is it tuba time?
Andrew Brooks
02:59:58
Good night everyone! Fantastic program with an even more fantastic group of people. Best to all of my old friends in the islands. So good to see you all again. Be well and keep up the excellent work. Cheers, Andy (the sleeper)
Kim Powell
03:00:07
thanks to all for a fascinating and inspiring presentation,
Robin Martin
03:00:13
Thank you everyone!
Michelle Paddack
03:00:15
We are so deeply honored to have had the chance to journey with you all this evening, thank you!
Travis (OPOR)
03:00:24
1. Go to our website: https://onepeopleonereef.org/ or email us at onepeopleonereef@gmail.com2. Go to this link and donate directly: https://givebutter.com/Plcmd33. Join our mailing list to keep the conversation going: https://forms.gle/dRJafqENvUy5VJXx84. Or follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/onepeopleonereef/ or https://www.instagram.com/onepeopleonereef/
Giacomo (OPOR)
03:00:38
Thanks Robin! Hopefully we will be back soon…
Ryan Baker
03:00:57
Thank you everyone for all your work and sharing it with us. Truly inspiring.
May Roberts
03:00:59
Thanks Andy! Good night ;)
Giacomo (OPOR)
03:01:10
Thanks Andy, can’t wait to go back to the outer island with you!
Ivy (OPOR)
03:01:18
Thank you guys! Honored to participate. saabong! (that’s “goodnight”, right?)
Virginia Guhin
03:01:34
Good to see so many familiar faces! Good night!
Ron Fulleman
03:02:02
Thank you all. This is truly an important project and it will undoubtedly spawn solutions/methods for other projects in other areas.
Loyola Darius
03:02:06
Thank you for sharing, great presentations!!!
Andrew Brooks
03:02:13
Return trip is on my bucket list.
Aaron Exton-Lum
03:02:18
Good night everyone thanks for coming. It was great to share with you all tonight.
Michelle Paddack
03:02:26
Yes Andy, we need you!
Brooke McClain
03:02:28
Thank you all so much!! I hope to work with you all one day! Goodnight!:)
Andrew Estep
03:02:31
thank you, everyone!
Julio Rosales
03:02:54
Thank you for such a great presentation! Take care!
Stefanie Torf
03:03:22
Thank you all! Good seeing so many of you again :)