• Fellows in the News

    Land is a critical resource, IPCC report says

    Fellow Pamela McElwee was a lead author on the report, which says climate change is threatening the world's food supply.

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  • Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    US agriculture more toxic now than 25 years ago

    Fellow Kendra Klein's study show neonics are to blame, and her op-ed with Anna Lappé in The Guardian tackles the problem head on.

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  • Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Uncontrolled Chemical Releases: A Silent, Growing Threat

    Fellow Kimberley Rain Miner on how we can control the underappreciated hazards natural disasters pose

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2019 Fellow Tamara Marcus studies methane emissions from permafrost thaw with Ruth Varner, professor of Earth sciences and director of the Earth Systems Research Center in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire. In addition to researching the impact of warming on carbon emissions from Arctic Lakes, Marcus is exploring how indigenous communities understand and apply weather and climate data.

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Aug 28, 2019
It took seven years for 120 volunteers, who worked more than 4,000 hours, to replace the original wooden sections of the Orono Bog Boardwalk with more durable plastic composite one at a cost of $1.56...Read more >
Aug 10, 2019
Fellow Pamela McElwee was one of the lead authors of the recently released IPCC report on climate change and land use . From The New York Times : The world’s land and water resources are being...Read more >
Aug 4, 2019
Matt Dixit Moffa was the Planning Project Director for the Trust for Public Land on the recently completed Health Parks Plan for Travis, Bastrop and Caldwell Counties in Texas. Read the reportRead more >
Aug 4, 2019
Melting Himalayan glaciers are releasing decades of accumulated pollutants into downstream ecosystems, according to a new study. The new research in AGU’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres...Read more >

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