Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership
Response to "Why Organic Isn't Sustainable"
2011 Fellow Jessica Shade is engaged in a debate with Forbes contributor Henry Miller over the sustainability of organic produce.
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2014 Fellow Andrea Adams’s dissertation research involves the study of disappearing frogs in Southern California. “One species, the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) disappeared from the region during a short period of time in the mid-1960s to early 1970s,” Andrea explains. “One thing that can cause such rapid declines in amphibians is the pathogenic amphibian chytrid fungus. I study this fungus’s distribution and disease dynamics in different amphibian species in Southern California to see if it could have been a major contributing factor to the disappearance of the foothill yellow-legged frog in the region. To do this, I conduct molecular work in the laboratory, as well as field and museum work.”
Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, countries have committed to gather in Paris in December 2015 to finalize a new international agreement to take action on climate cha