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Dec 12, 2018
The goals of the project between Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) and Switzer Fellow Dr. Carolina Prado were two-fold: (1) to establish a community air monitoring project in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego to evaluate ambient air quality and the effectiveness of air filters in...Read more >
Dec 10, 2018
To fend off lawsuits over its plans to build a new city in the rugged countryside northwest of Los Angeles, Tejon Ranch Co. made a landmark concession to environmentalists. It promised a decade ago to preserve 90% of its land — 240,000 acres — as an untouched ecological conservancy for public...Read more >
Dec 10, 2018
A pokey, pudgy three-person submarine will soon go on display in San Diego, and people who peer through its hatch are likely to ask: “Do scientists really explore the ocean in that ?” The observatory on the deep submergence vehicle Alvin is barely six-feet wide. The portholes are about the size of...Read more >

Upcoming Events

March 9, 2019 (All day)
The Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC
Switzer Fellows from the 2018 cohort and select alumni will convene in Washington, DC for a two-day...Read more >
March 10, 2019 - 6:30pm
Washington, DC - exact location TBA
DC-area Fellow alumni will join the 2018 Switzer Fellows and Foundation staff for dinner! Details...Read more >
April 23, 2019 (All day)
Madison, WI
The National Adaptation Forum is the gathering of the adaptation minded. Since the Forum is created...Read more >

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