Switzer Fellows are at the forefront of science and policy in every environmental field. Explore their work and results in the following stories, or use the navigation at the bottom to go directly to a topic that interests you.

General Issues

Air Quality

Air pollution comes from a variety of sources, including power plants,...

Architecture & Urban Planning

Building our cities and structures more sustainably is at the heart of...

Business & Finance

Large and small businesses already provide some of the best examples of...

Coastal & Marine Issues

The health of our coasts and oceans is a major concern in this era of...

Conservation Science & Biology

Conservation biology seeks to document and protect Earth’s...

Energy & Climate Change

Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time, and Switzer...

Engineering, Chemistry and Toxicology

The impact of our technologies on nature is pronounced, and scientists...

Environmental & Public Health - Photo: Igor Golubenkov

Switzer Fellows working in environmental and public health are...

Environmental Education

Many of our Fellows have dedicated their lives to teaching others about...

Environmental Justice

Environmental justice will be achieved when everyone enjoys the same...

Environmental Policy & Law

Switzer Fellows work at all levels of government and in the private...

International Conservation and Development

Many Switzer Fellows are using their expertise and experience to help...

Land, Open Space, Smart Growth

Implementation of locally based, long-term open space conservation...

Natural Resource Management

Switzer Fellows work to manage land, water, soil, plants and animals...

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Policy

A healthy and sustainable food supply is at the heart of many...

Water Resources

Fresh water is a renewable resource, but our supply of it is steadily...

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