• Curbing climate change has a dollar value — here’s how and why we measure it
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Clean Power Plan reversal

    Joe Aldy says Trump administration focus on costs maximizes the corporate bottom line, but leaves the public out of the equation.

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  • Network Call: Conservation for Climate Adaptation with Fellows Doug Johnson and Sarah Skikne
    Network Event

    Network Call: Conservation for Climate Adaptation

    This conversation will bring together the Switzer Network to explore the intersection of climate change preparedness and conservation. 

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  • Engaging communities to save threatened seabirds
    Grant Outcomes

    Engaging communities to save threatened seabirds

    Fellow Ryan Carle has wrapped up a grant to work with local communities to save Pink-footed Shearwaters in Chile.

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Leadership Story

At the end of October, a room full of politicians, biologists, and conservationists in Australia erupted in applause. After five years of negotiations, 24 countries and the European Union unanimously agreed to create a marine protected area (MPA) in Antarctica’s Ross Sea, which is considered the most pristine marine ecosystem in the world. Fellow Cassandra Brooks has worked in the region on this project for years, but says the agreement comes with some important caveats.

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Fellows in the News

Mar 7, 2017
Our Geek of the Week is Dr. Tom Gill, Professor of Environmental Science at UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso ! Favorite non-weather hobby: Landscape photography Favorite type of weather:...Read more >
Mar 6, 2017
Peter Douglas Vickery, 67, of Richmond, died at his home on the morning of Feb. 28, 2017, after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 18, 1949, in Oxford, England, to Walter Neef...Read more >
Feb 28, 2017
The Harlow Gallery announces 13 artist/farm partnerships for Community Supporting Arts (CSA II) project taking place across Maine in 2017. Participating artists will visit their partner farms...Read more >
Feb 27, 2017
The 2016 White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and State of California Water Data Challenge announced FlowWest’s Sustainable Floodplain Habitat Finder application as the winner of...Read more >

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