• Colorado's wild places: Deer today, gone tomorrow?
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Colorado's wild places: Deer today, gone tomorrow?

    Fellow Sarah Reed looks at how explosive growth and wild places can coexist in Colorado.

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  • Engaging communities to save threatened seabirds
    Grant Outcomes

    Engaging communities to save threatened seabirds

    Fellow Ryan Carle has wrapped up a grant to work with local communities to save Pink-footed Shearwaters in Chile.

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  • Network Call: Promoting Evidence-based Governance with Rebecca Lave
    Switzer Network Events

    Network Call: Promoting Evidence-based Governance

    Fellow Rebecca Lave will lead a call on May 3 about EDGI's work to preserve public environmental data.

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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

Mar 7, 2017
Our Geek of the Week is Dr. Tom Gill, Professor of Environmental Science at UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso ! Favorite non-weather hobby: Landscape photography Favorite type of weather:...Read more >
Mar 6, 2017
Peter Douglas Vickery, 67, of Richmond, died at his home on the morning of Feb. 28, 2017, after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 18, 1949, in Oxford, England, to Walter Neef...Read more >
Feb 25, 2017
Well-regulated and well-managed marine protected areas (MPAs) established in biologically significant places benefit marine wildlife [1]. One lingering question, however, has been about the value of...Read more >
Feb 25, 2017
Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40 award program highlights emerging leaders throughout the region and their work in America’s transition to a clean energy economy. ... Brian Bowen...Read more >

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