Live Chat: #TravelTuesday with Ornithologist David Flaspohler

By Allison Mills | Published

In a live chat hosted by @mturesearch, David Flaspohler talks about his research down in Mexico. From the unexpected cultural exchanges on the street to swapping science perspectives on bioenergy with a colleague in Sweden, Flaspohler digs into what it means to do research abroad. Join in #mtulive and follow @djflaspo to see the full conversation.

Welcome to Merida, Mexico

Where #birds and #bioenergy meet

And learning isn't always easy

But working abroad has its benefits.

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