Ashira Morris

Communications Associate CLF Massachusetts @ashiramorris

Ashira Morris is CLF’s Communications Associate. She updates New Englanders about the oceans, environmental justice, and clean water programs.

Before joining CLF, Ashira created a quarterly publication for a foundation focused on mental health in college students. She has also worked for MassINC, the PBS NewsHour, and the Center for American Progress. She holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and French from the University of Florida.


Recent Posts

Five Questions with Zack Porter
You fell in love with Lake Champlain as a child – can you tell us about your earliest experiences on the lake? I grew up in Boston, and my grandparents lived on Lake Champlain. My earliest memories are of taking the ferry to visit them and keeping a lookout for Champ, the fabled lake monster.…
A North Atlantic Right Whale Family Tree
At a time when even one right whale death is a tragedy, we are mourning the loss of 10 whales this year. It’s a devastating blow for the critically endangered species. This year’s death toll now surpasses the number of calves whose births we celebrated just months ago. One of the whales who died was…
No Splash Zone: Charles River Swim Cancelled
This weekend, I was signed up to swim a mile in Massachusetts’s Charles River. I was supposed to jump into the river, proving that it’s clean and safe. It was supposed to be a celebration. Instead, the Charles River Swimming Club’s One-Mile Swim was cancelled because of dangerously high bacteria levels in the water. The…
Right Whale Festival Showcases Youth Activism
The North Atlantic right whale is on the brink of extinction, but there’s still hope for it to survive. We’re committed to an all-hands-on-deck approach to saving New England’s iconic whale – from litigation to legislation to community engagement. As part of those efforts, we were thrilled to co-host the 2019 Right Whale Festival at…
Meet the Winners of CLF and Bow Seat’s Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge
With fewer than 420 North Atlantic right whales remaining, we’re taking an all-hands-on-deck approach to saving this iconic species. That includes engaging young activists through creative projects like the Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge, presented by CLF and Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs. The art contest invited K–12 students from the New England and Gulf…

 

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