Fellows in the News

Oct 17, 2019
Fellow Amy Rogers is now working with DroneSeed, a company that works in post-fire environments to plant native trees and vegetation using drone swarms and spray to protect them. Learn moreRead more >
Oct 17, 2019
Fellow Nathan McClintock was on sabbatical at Concordia University and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in 2018 and 2019. As a direct result, he was interviewed for the Canadian publication La Presse about eco-gentrification in Montreal and Quebec in general. Read more (in French)Read more >
Oct 15, 2019
Scientists from ETH Zurich were once again hugely successful in the latest round of the prestigious ERC Starting Grants: 3 women and 12 men each received an average of 1.5 million euros for their research projects. In total, ETH Zurich will receive 23 million euros. The selected projects cover a...Read more >
Oct 9, 2019
A presentation of key findings and insights from over two decades of research, education, and community engagement in the acclaimed Baltimore Ecosystem Study In a world of more than seven billion people—who mostly reside in cities and towns—the Baltimore Ecosystem Study is recognized as a pioneer...Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
One of the tough realities of commercial fishing is that fishermen and seals sometimes compete for the same fish. And when they do, interactions between the animals and fishing nets can occur, leaving fishermen with ruined catches and damaged fishing gear, and seals with the possibility of lethal...Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
Illinois’ largest electric utility is trying a new approach to its energy efficiency programs for low- and moderate-income customers: working with community action agencies. ComEd, which serves Chicago and the rest of northern Illinois, has long worked with outside organizations to administer its...Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
When the sun sets on the human race, and the cause of death isn’t an asteroid scorching the Earth, whoever or whatever comes after our kind might uncover the documents that defined us—the Magna Carta, any number of national constitutions and international treaties, classic works of fiction. And...Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
“My favorite thing to say is that you can't protect anything until you love it,” says Fellow Jen-Osha Buysse, co-founder and director of West Virginia's Mountain Stewardship & Outdoor Leadership program. “Mountain SOL is all about learning from a place of fun and adventure, and connecting new experiences and learning with coming from a place of passion.”Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
A landmark multinational agreement protecting Antarctica’s Ross Sea offers valuable lessons for similar global conservation pacts in the future, according to a new analysis coauthored by a CU Boulder researcher. The Ross Sea region Marine Protection Area, which was adopted by the international...Read more >
Oct 2, 2019
“Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial. Nobody is here for drinks or a good time. They’re looking for a steep discount on a slab of pork. Or a chicken, or a salmon fillet, or any of a few hundred...Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

Sumit Kadakia: New Haven start-up turns waste into food
Fellow Sumit Kadakia and his wife have launched a New Haven-based start-up that is turning food production refuse into nutritious, tasty, and environmentally sustainable food.Read more >

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