Foundation News Archives: November 2011

Nov 21, 2011
Innovation Grant idea: Learn how filmmakers and conservationists connect people, nature and climate Video is a powerful communication tool with a global reach. For example, An Inconvenient Truth (2006) generated much debate in the public arena while shedding light on conservation science for a mass...Read more >
Nov 13, 2011
I would like to propose a concept for an Innovation Grant related to Marcellus Shale natural gas development. The Marcellus Shale is an extraordinary resource that promises to deliver significant amounts of natural gas over the coming decades. Drilling has been ongoing in West Virginia and...Read more >
Nov 11, 2011
Dear Switzer Fellows, My name is Colleen Callahan ('09), deputy director of the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and founding board member of the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative (LASC). LASC has partnered with organizations such as Environment California and others on a new campaign...Read more >
Nov 10, 2011
I am Hugh Hogan, the Executive Director of The North Star Fund in New York City and a Switzer Fellow ('98 New England and Switzer Leadership 2000-2003), writing to connect with folks who might be interested in more formally establishing a Fellows working group focused on food systems issues,...Read more >
Nov 1, 2011
We recently shared tips and tricks gleaned from this year's retreat trainers to help you get your message out to the media and sound smart (instead of dull, preachy or overly technical!) in the process. Learn about communicating with journalists, making your science understandable to a lay...Read more >

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