Cassandra Brooks
Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks to be honored in D.C. by Society of Woman Geographers

Sept. 21, 2022

ENVS assistant professor Cassandra Brooks , will travel to Washington D.C. and accept the Edith "Jackie" Ronne Award for Antarctic Research or Exploration through the Society of Woman Geographers on October 14th. This recognition is a well-deserved honor for the research and conservation work Professor Brooks has accomplished in Antarctica...

Ashby Lavelle Sachs
ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs and her advisor, Professor Jill Litt, find nature can foster connection

Sept. 20, 2022

ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs , Professor Jill Litt , and co-authors recently published the first chapter of Ashby's dissertation on "meeting in nature together" (MINT) strategies in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In the paper titled, " Rationale, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the Meeting...

JEDI internship form
JEDI Committee looking for paid ENVS undergrad intern for 2022-2023 academic year

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Paid Internship Fall & Spring 2022-23 Deadline is September 30, 2022 by midnight The ENVS Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) committee is seeking an ENVS undergraduate intern to work as a part of, and in support of, the JEDI committee for the...

Karen Bailey
ENVS assistant professor, Karen Bailey, named as one of two Outstanding Postdoc Mentor of the Year awardees

Sept. 16, 2022

Dr. Bailey was hailed in her nomination as 'embodying “what it means to be an equitable and inclusive scholar."' Read for further deatils.

Zia Mehrabi
Food systems scientists warn of threats climate change pose to global food supplies

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS assistant professor, Zia Mehrabi, and others are quoted in Yahoo!news, as they sound the alarm bells over the summer of extreme weather. Click here for full story.

Journal Nature
The power of science communication is highlighted by Assistant Professor's work

Sept. 16, 2022

How can science communication progress environmental conservation? The journal Nature has been tracking the effects of their Commentary section, and have found some real movement. Some of the storeis featured in this section have led to networks of scientists coming together to make real change in the world. In the...

Matthew Burgess, Renae Marshall
Assistant professor and Alum outline the beginnings of "A Bipartisan Climate Playbook is Emerging"

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS assistant professor, Matthew Burgess, and ENVS alum Renae Marshall (current PhD student at the Bren School at UCSB) recently released an op-ed on bipartisan climate progress that discusses an "emerging bipartisan climate playbook wherein both parties tame their political vices."

Emily Nocito and Virginia Weiskopf
ENVS PhD and Undergraduate Honors Student head to the United Nations to research marine conservation

Sept. 16, 2022

Senior Virginia Weiskopf and PhD candidate Emily Nocito, both in environmental studies, head to the United Nations to research marine conservation, as the last stages of the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction treaty negotiated.

Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands
Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands

Sept. 16, 2022

Dr. Joanna Lambert, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies is among the scientists calling for a "Western Rewilding Network." In the paper published in BioScience , the scientists hypothesize that supporting wolf and beaver populations could better support important ecological processes across the West.

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