Fellows in the News

Sep 28, 2022
Perrault writes in Science: "assuming that protecting big banks will protect other, smaller financial entities and the financial system more broadly obscures the financial crisis that is already underway and inadequately responds to scientific evidence on distinctive features of climate risk and impacts."Read more >
Sep 28, 2022
The study found 132 wind-related incidents from 2000-2021 that resulted in at least 479 injuries and 28 deaths, many occurring at wind speeds not considered hazardous.Read more >
Sep 28, 2022
Her talk Estimating Shark and Ray Catch in Tuna Fisheries to Inform Assessment and Conservation won best full length presentation.Read more >
Sep 28, 2022
“Having grown up here in Marin and Sonoma counties, this is truly a dream job for me,” Lily shared.Read more >
Aug 29, 2022
The campaign aims to "promote local and regional values-based small scale seafood businesses across North America,” Paloma Henriques told WABI news.Read more >
Aug 29, 2022
Dr. Miner was recognized for her work as a climate scientist, for climbing Mount Everest and revealing the presence of pollutants and chemicals there, and her arctic research.Read more >
Aug 29, 2022
“The Knauss Fellowship offers graduate students the invaluable opportunity to put their academic knowledge to practice in tackling marine, coastal, and Great Lakes management and policy challenges at the federal level.”Read more >
Aug 29, 2022
Avalon Owens' research found that while some fireflies shrugged off light pollution, members of other species failed to mate even when males and females could find each other.Read more >
Jul 27, 2022
Matt Orosz's organization, OnePower , was nominated as a finalist for the 2022 AFSIA Minigrid of the Year Award. Nominees for a suite of awards were selected by a jury of professionals from across the solar energy sector in Africa. "Rewarded for their professionalism, their innovation, their...Read more >
Jul 27, 2022
A July 2022 article by the Atlantic, How to Successfully Smash Your Face Against a Tree , explores a recent study which refutes the widespread idea that woodpeckers have shock-absorbing heads. Switzer Fellow Margaret Rubega is quoted in the article saying "[the study] really lays to rest the idea...Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

Using Wetlands to Mitigate Climate Change
Brenda Zollitsch (2009), whose work as a policy analyst at the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) is partially funded by a Switzer Leadership Grant, says one underappreciated challenge in addressing wetland loss is a chasm between the management of these issues between programs.Read more >

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