Foundation News Archives: March 2014

Mar 29, 2014
In June 2013, I had the opportunity to organize a collaborative research project with a number of partner organizations and some scallop fishermen. This project has been some of the most rewarding work I have done to date because it brings a diverse group of people to the table who are all...Read more >
Mar 29, 2014
One of the ways our Fellows lead is by providing expert testimony before state and national legislative bodies. In March, Mike Wilson and Evan Hansen were called to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works in a hearing entitled, "Preventing Potential Chemical...Read more >
Mar 23, 2014
You work hard every day on issues affecting the health of residents in your state. You release reports about the dangers of fracking and other critical environmental issues. You try to link economic development with natural resource stewardship. You tweet and blog and host webinars to get the...Read more >
Mar 12, 2014
I’ve been working the last several months at Biosphere 2 , which is now owned by the University of Arizona. We have been working to find the right balance of scientific research, STEM education, and visitor outreach for this strange and rather amazing facility with a history to match. I...Read more >
Mar 11, 2014
As pressure is mounting for short term action on the long term implications of a changing climate, we're interested in Fellows' thoughts on this question: How can Switzer Fellows align their individual efforts on climate change and energy issues to support a low carbon future?Read more >
Mar 10, 2014
Editor's Note: This article originially appeared on the UC Davis Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior's blog . How will farmers respond to the drought? Following recent announcements about potential zero allocations from the California State Water Project, and the likelihood for...Read more >
Mar 4, 2014
The 2014 World Ocean Summit was held last week at the chic Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California. Together, global leaders discussed the current international dimensions of the global blue economy. The Switzer Environmental Network, namely Jessica Switzer and the folks at Blue Practice ,...Read more >

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