Ocean Legacy

ENVS assistant professor, Cassandra Brooks, gives inaugural C-SEF seminar

Sept. 30, 2022

The Center for Social and Environmental Futures (C-SEF) launched earlier this year, led by ENVS assistant professor, Matt Burgess . Located within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the mission of C-SEF is to "conduct cutting-edge research, education, and outreach activities focused on human dimensions of environmental...

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...

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."

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.

Maxwell Boykoff

ENVS Chair, Max Boykoff, among 13 selected for Excellence in Leadership Program

Sept. 16, 2022

We are so proud to share that professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies, Max Boykoff, was selected for the CU system's Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) this year. Read the full story about 2022 Program here.

Joanna Lambert

ENVS professor addresses risks to human-wildlife conflicts at 'Highest Climate Summit' on the slopes of Everest

Sept. 16, 2022

On May 29, 2022, ENVS professor, Joanna Lambert, "delivered the Inaugural Everest Address on Wildlife and Climate at the World’s Highest Climate Summit in Nepal to a small group of brave guides, scientists and filmmakers." As the only woman, and one of two scientists to be invited on the trek,...