• Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?

    Fellow Jason Delborne wrote an opinion piece based on his work examining the potential use of biotechnology to mitigate threats to forest tree health.

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  • Amanda Beal
    Fellows in the News

    Beal chosen to lead Maine DACF

    Fellow Amanda Beal has been selected by Maine Governor Mills to lead the state's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

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  • Moch research on China's smog
    Fellows in the News

    Fellow discovers potent source of China's smog

    Fellow Jonathan Moch's research published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, CNN, and more

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We are selecting our 2019 Fellows now. Stay tuned!

Leadership Story

Fellow Sarah Myhre is a woman, a scientist, and a climate advocate. Are these strengths in a climate crisis?, asked a recent profile of her on Grist.

“I think you can be both rigorous and objective and be human at the same time,” Myhre says. “And I have come to a place where I’m no longer willing to divorce my humanity from the science that I have participated in and am stewarding.”

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Jan 23, 2019
In her last Cabinet nomination, Gov. Janet Mills announced Friday (January 18 ,2019) afternoon that she has chosen the president of Maine Farmland Trust to head the Maine Department of Agriculture,...Read more >
Jan 10, 2019
Fellow Ayana Johnson was featured in a "Strong Opinions Loosely Held" video on how ocean conservation is a social justice issue. Watch the video on FacebookRead more >
Jan 10, 2019
Fellow Ayana Johnson has started writing regularly on ocean conservation and other topics related to her work for Scientific American's online column Observations. Recent posts include: 9 Ocean...Read more >
Jan 10, 2019
In response to the growing problem of drinking water contaminated with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a new analysis shows that many states are establishing their own guideline levels...Read more >

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