• What?! Fish Can’t Be Organic?
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    What?! Fish Can’t Be Organic?

    That’s right. Neither wild fish nor farmed fish can be certified organic because no organic standards exist in the U.S. to regulate them. But that may be about to change—for the worse. Why?

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  • Maximizing Moritz et al: On Publication & Promotion
    On Communications

    Maximizing Moritz et al: On Publication & Promotion

    If you want a paper to achieve broader visibility, you don’t just cross your fingers and hope for the best!

    Read a case study from our training partners COMPASS

  • Foundation Support for EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants
    On Leadership

    Support for EPA Proposed Plan

    The Switzer Foundation joined 66 other foundations supporting the principles behind the EPA proposed rule to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants.

    Read about our support

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Fostering Community Strategies For Saving the World's Oceans

To conservationist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, getting coastal communities involved in plans to protect their waters is critical for protecting the planet's oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about her work in one Caribbean island and how it shows how such a strategy can get results.

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Dec 19, 2014
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) has returned its first global maps of the greenhouse gas CO2. The satellite was sent up in July to help pinpoint the key locations on the Earth's...Read more >
Dec 19, 2014
A visit to the zoo gives kids a chance to see animals they may never otherwise experience. It’s also an opportunity for deep engagement and learning in science. To date, however, the long-term...Read more >
Dec 19, 2014
Robert Klee will be re-appointed as commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Monday. Klee, 40, has been serving as DEEP commissioner since...Read more >
Dec 17, 2014
SoundWaters, headquartered in Stamford, is expecting delivery Wednesday of 25 diamondback terrapin hatchlings seized when U.S. customs inspectors in Alaska intercepted an illegal shipment reportedly...Read more >

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