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Christian Saa, along with his wife, Doris and son, Denian.
Christian Saa, along with his wife, Doris and son, Denian.

Tropical music for a winter day

It's Friday. It's cold. So, Todd Moe shared some music he found this month during a vacation in Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. His tour guide,Christian Saa, is also a naturalist and singer-songwriter. He was born and raised in the Galápagos. He knows lots about the flora and fauna of the islands and is also a talented musician.  Go to full article
Some of Clarkson's <i>Engineers without Borders</i> members and their clay pot press.
Some of Clarkson's Engineers without Borders members and their clay pot press.

Clarkson techies offer humanitarian aid

In our occasional series, Moving the World, we meet North Country people who take their skills, expertise and resources to share with communities around the globe. Clarkson University student engineers collaborated again this year on a project to bring clean water to a small community in central America. The school's student chapter of Engineers Without Borders adopted a remote village in Ecuador, and worked to find a source for clean drinking water. The Clarkson team designed and built a device that produces clay pots for filtering river water to make it safe. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

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