Waverly Eichhorst

ENVS PhD student discusses what the next options could be to boost adoption of cultivated meat

Jan. 30, 2023

ENVS PhD student, Waverly Eichhorst , recently published a discussion of cultivated meat and persisting scientific challenges that could prevent the wide-scale commercialization of cultivated meat products through the Breakthrough Institute. Full piece here.

CU Boulder Today

ENVS PhD grad and professor show that indigenous land rights help reduce deforestation in Brazil

Jan. 26, 2023

Recent ENVS PhD graduate, Rayna Benzeev, and ENVS Professor, Peter Newton , published a landmark study in the journal PNAS Nexus today titled, "Formalizing tenure of Indigenous lands improved forest outcomes in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil." The research, which is part of Dr. Benzeev's doctoral work in ENVS shows...

MINT study

ENVS PhD grad and professor publish study showing mental health improvements linked to outdoor activities

Jan. 26, 2023

Loneliness in the US has skyrocketed, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. This recently published study led by ENVS Professor, Jill Litt , and recent ENVS PhD graduate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs, used outdoor spaces to facilitate community showing significant improvement in mental health among pregnant teens and young mothers. Read the...

ENVS Save the Date

Save the Date! ENVS is celebrating 30 years of undergrad, 20 years of MS and PhD research, and 7 years of MENV

Jan. 24, 2023

ENVS Save the Date

Save the Date! ENVS is celebrating 30, 20, and 7 years of environmental research and education

Dec. 14, 2022

In Spring 2023, the Department of Environmental Studies is celebrating 30 years of educating undergraduates, 20 years of training M.Sc. and Ph.D. researchers, and 7 years of shaping practitioners through the Masters of the Environment (MENV) program. During the weekend of Earth Day 2023 (22 April 2023), a reunion will...

Right Here Right Now Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy panel

ENVS Professor and PhD Candidate join panel on Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy at Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit

Dec. 4, 2022

Today, at the Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit, ENVS Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Social and Environmental Futures, Matthew Burgess , led a panel on Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy with representatives from the American Conservation Coalition, Green For all Campaign, and ENVS PhD candidate Emily Nocito...

Students in the classroom

Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit also supporting K-12 Teachers

Dec. 1, 2022

When the Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit kicks off, not only university educators will be attending. ENVS PhD alum, Patrick Chandler, now with CIRES Education and Outreach, is using the summit to build resources for K-12 teachers. Read more here.

el Salto Dario

PhD student publishes opinion article on sacrifice zones

Nov. 9, 2022

First year ENVS PhD student, Naia Ormaza Zulueta , advised by Assistant Professor, Zia Mehrabi , just published an opinion article in a Spanish independent journal, el Salto Diario , about sacrifice zones. She debates the use of the term "Sacrifice Zones" and how the adjective sacrifice promotes a reductionist...

Scientists call for setting limits, possible moratorium on fishing in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean

ENVS Professor and PhD student publish piece in Science magazine calling to change fishing in the Southern Ocean

Oct. 26, 2022

As the annual meeting of the Antarctic governance body, CAMMLR, gets underway a perspective published in Science calls to stem fishing in the Southern Ocean. The perspective was led by ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks , and co-authored by ENVS PhD student Vasco Chavez-Molina as well as other scientists from...

FLARE flyer

ENVS professors and PhD grad present research in Rome at FLARE conference

Oct. 17, 2022

Last weekend, October 7-10, 2022, ENVS Assistant Professor, Karen Bailey , Associate Professor Peter Newton , and recent ENVS PhD alum Rayna Benzeev each presented their research at the annual Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement (FLARE) Network conference in Rome, Italy at the Auditorium Antonianum. Researchers from 40...

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