• Fall 2014 Fellow Retreats
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    Fall 2014 Fellow Retreats

    The annual fall Fellows’ retreats in California and New England were full of new connections, inspiration and practice in sharing our stories and leadership experiences.

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  • Your Science is a Multi-tool
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    Your Science is a Multi-tool

    How knowledge and understanding of ecosystem services is actually used in policymaking.

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  • Investing in Our Future
    On Leadership

    Investing in Our Future

    We have recently chosen to take an institutional leadership stance on the issue of climate. 

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Public Ire and Impatience With Washington Climate Gridlock Underlie Massive Climate Demonstrations

What is the real meaning of the thousands of climate demonstrations around the world last month for President Obama and mainstream party politicians? Read Fellow John Berger's thoughts and an excerpt of his new book.

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Oct 15, 2014
Ever since the brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) was first discovered in Allentown, Pennsylvania in the late 1990s, it has spread to more than 40 states and parts of Canada. It has...Read more >
Oct 6, 2014
Appalachian women have always been strong figures. These women bring that mountain spirit to everything from technology and manufacturing to activism and law, in every part of the state. West...Read more >
Oct 1, 2014
An introspective boy and an adventurous girl uncover a poignant family mystery during a summer on the shores of Three Bird Lake. For as long as he can remember, Adam and his parents have spent their...Read more >
Oct 1, 2014
New research from Stanford scientists shows that farmers in Europe will see crop yields affected as global temperatures rise, but that adaptation can help slow the decline for some crops. A new study...Read more >