Fellows in the News

May 17, 2022
Several Switzer Fellows will speak in this virtual series of climate and health leaders discussing opportunities for building healthy and equitable communities and a healthier planet for future generations, including Naomi Beyeler, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Colleen Callahan and Shereen D'Souza.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Protected areas are essential to conserving biodiversity, yet changing climatic conditions challenge their efficacy. For example, novel and disappearing climates within the protected area network indicate that extant species may not have suitable climate in protected areas in the future.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Now a member of the senior leadership team, Sarah oversees CATF’s global programs, ensuring alignment with the organization’s broader strategy and vision. Prior to this role, Sarah spent a decade leading teams, forming coalitions, and spearheading successful policy campaigns at CATF.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Robert Long talks all things coyote with The B.I.STANDER Podcast. "By the end of it, you’ll know one of your neighbors just a little bit better, and maybe you’ll be inspired to share what you know."Read more >
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 >
May 5, 2022
The Adaptive Land Lab aims to reveal how current institutions contribute to unjust and unsustainable adaptation to enable policy reforms that redress underlying causes of societal vulnerability to climate change.Read more >
May 3, 2022
"I have learned so much about why energy justice is a rising priority we should all be paying close attention to in our justice-centered work," Zully Juarez shared about the opportunity to research the energy system and address energy burden reduction in this report.Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

Leaving Only Footprints? Think again
You’d be surprised by the ripples left by a day-hiker’s ramble through the woods. In 2008 Switzer Fellow Sarah Reed, an associate conservation scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and her colleagues found fivefold declines in detections of bobcats, coyotes and other midsize carnivores in protected areas in California that allowed quiet recreation activities like hiking, compared with protected areas that prohibited those activities.Read more >

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