#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.
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.
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.
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).
Christian Cooper. George Floyd. Renaming institutions. Reparations. What does the environment have to do with it? How do we meet this moment?