• Black in Environment builds community and recognition

    #BlackinEnviro builds community and recognition

    With environmental science being the least diverse field in STEM, Black in Environment increases community and representation for Black folks across environmental realms. 

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  • People of Color in Wildlife Ecology database launched

    People of Color in Wildlife Ecology database launched

    "We realized the wildlife-related syllabi in our department were lacking in literature and stories from diverse voices," said Christine Wilkinson. 

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  • Impacts of COVID-19 on health and food security

    Impacts of COVID-19 on health and food security

    Meredith Niles co-authored a survey to understand the initial and continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security, health behaviors, and health outcomes.

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Applications have closed for 2022 Switzer Fellowships. Learn more here

Leadership Story

A photo of Aaron smiling against a background of lush green plants.

Aaron Maruzzo is bringing the skills he learned during his MPH back to his community in Saipan to “reduce pollution and improve environmental and human health through community-based action.” We interviewed Aaron on the unique professional and personal challenges and opportunities of working to improve environmental and human health at the intersection of two little-recognized acronyms: PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) and the CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands).

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Fellows in the News

May 17, 2022
Several Switzer Fellows will speak in this virtual series of climate and health leaders discussing opportunities for building healthy and equitable communities and a healthier planet for future generations, including Naomi Beyeler, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Colleen Callahan and Shereen D'Souza.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Protected areas are essential to conserving biodiversity, yet changing climatic conditions challenge their efficacy. For example, novel and disappearing climates within the protected area network indicate that extant species may not have suitable climate in protected areas in the future.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Now a member of the senior leadership team, Sarah oversees CATF’s global programs, ensuring alignment with the organization’s broader strategy and vision. Prior to this role, Sarah spent a decade leading teams, forming coalitions, and spearheading successful policy campaigns at CATF.Read more >
May 17, 2022
Robert Long talks all things coyote with The B.I.STANDER Podcast. "By the end of it, you’ll know one of your neighbors just a little bit better, and maybe you’ll be inspired to share what you know."Read more >

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