• Grant takes Cleaver to Ireland for conference on scallops
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    Grant takes Cleaver to international conference

    Fellow Caitlin Cleaver presented in Ireland on scallops thanks to a Switzer Professional Development Grant.

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  • Hey scientist! Are you ready to talk to the media?
    On Communications

    Hey scientist! Are you ready to talk to the media?

    Sarah Moffitt shares some hard-won perspective about what works for her... and where she still needs practice.

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  • Race matters in environmental leadership
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    Race matters in environmental leadership

    Executive Director Lissa Widoff asks how we can begin to bridge perspectives as a Foundation in light of recent events in Charleston and church burnings in the south.

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Oct 2, 2015
It seems that almost every week, another major food company announces plans to remove artificial colors and flavors from their products. In the past six months, major food companies such as Nestle,...Read more >
Oct 1, 2015
Pascal Yaa is a small-scale octopus fisherman who has been fishing the coral reefs off Mombasa, Kenya since 1968. As a spear-fisher, Pascal swims the reefs daily with a mask and snorkel. Recently, he...Read more >
Sep 30, 2015
Ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas controlled by the U.S. government would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases (GHG) from polluting the atmosphere, according to a...Read more >
Sep 29, 2015
In a bid to cement his legacy as a champion of the environment, President Obama’s administration recently unveiled regulations aimed at tackling climate change by fostering our use of clean,...Read more >

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