• We Marched for Science!
    Network Event

    We Marched for Science!

    The Switzer Foundation was a proud partner of the March for Science on April 22nd, and we want to hear from Fellows who attended an event.

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  • 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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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

Apr 7, 2017
Farmers seeking to invest in crops with limited environmental impact should read up on a new report suggesting mushrooms are among the friendliest on the planet. A summary of the two-year study says...Read more >
Apr 6, 2017
The U.S. Navy is enlisting the help of seals – but not the kind of highly trained special operatives with whom it usually associates. Real seals, specifically their whiskers, may be the key to...Read more >
Apr 5, 2017
As the dust settles on President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to critical transportation funding, Bay Area leaders are calling the plan hypocritical in light of the administration’s...Read more >
Apr 4, 2017
Researchers have revealed that declining plant diversity — from habitat loss, human use, and other environmental pressures — causes plants to flower earlier, and that the effects of...Read more >

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