• Black in Environment builds community and recognition

    #BlackinEnviro builds community and recognition

    With environmental science being the least diverse field in STEM, Black in Environment increases community and representation for Black folks across environmental realms. 

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  • People of Color in Wildlife Ecology database launched

    People of Color in Wildlife Ecology database launched

    "We realized the wildlife-related syllabi in our department were lacking in literature and stories from diverse voices," said Christine Wilkinson. 

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  • Impacts of COVID-19 on health and food security

    Impacts of COVID-19 on health and food security

    Meredith Niles co-authored a survey to understand the initial and continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security, health behaviors, and health outcomes.

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Combining her drive for sustainability, innovation, and diversity, Janelle Heslop leads a $1B project to drive impact in operations. “I don't dream about jobs. I dream about impact,” Heslop says. “I want to manage, run, lead projects that are having a meaningful impact in the world, making it prepared for future challenges like climate change, leveraging emerging ideas and innovation to create a healthier, more equitable society.”

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May 5, 2022
Climate X aims to enable global resilience through quantifying the potential physical risks and impacts, and delivering this in a way that is easily actionable to decision-makers.Read more >
May 5, 2022
Ashley talks about the importance of understanding the impact of our insufficient environmental systems and structures on real human beings and the disproportionate harm on urban Black communities.Read more >
May 5, 2022
“How cool is it that we have all this clean capacity in the queue? ” said Rand. “But this same study shows all these inefficiencies, backlogs, and barriers.”Read more >
May 5, 2022
“Since the kind of science I work on has the potential to change the planet’s trajectory, I am even more dedicated to sharing what I learn.”Read more >

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