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Jonathan Patz Delivers TEDx Oshkosh Talk

"Climate Change is Affecting Our Health. Is There a Cure?"

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Satellite Data Identifies Feed, Food, Fiber Cropland

NASA Global Food Security-Support Analysis Data (GFSAD30) project creates database of landscape information and identifies growing feed, food, fiber, permanent orchards, distinct from grassland. Mutlu Ozdogan, Co-PI.

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Gibbs Wins L&S Faculty Achievement Award

Holly Gibbs was awarded the 2017 L&S Deans Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievement based on outstanding leadership and potential future leadership, as well as excellent research and teaching and service.

EOI Program

Annemarie Schneider Directs New Master's Program

The new Nelson Institute Environmental Observation & Informatics (EOI) program consists of 15 courses (32 credits) that combine in-person, online, and distance learning over 15 months (summer, fall, spring, and summer).

Latest News

January 13, 2018
Jonathan Patz Delivers TEDx Oshkosh Talk "Climate Change is Affecting Our Health. Is There a Cure?"
This talk includes recent analyses that show how mitigating global warming provides extensive health opportunities, as well as major savings in healthcare costs.
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December 11, 2017
New Gibbs Paper Published
Article published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides novel insight into how voluntary corporate sustainability policies can conserve tropical forests.
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Latest Publications

2017 · Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)
Effect of oil palm sustainability certification on deforestation and fire in Indonesia
AUTHOR(S): Carlson, K.M, R. Heilmayr, H.K. Gibbs, P. Noojipady, D. N. Burns, D. C. Morton, N. F. Walker, G. D. Paoli, and C. Kremen

2017 · Conservation Letters
Avoided Deforestation Linked to Environmental Registration of Properties in the Brazilian Amazon
AUTHOR(S): Alix-Garcia, J.,L. Rausch, J. L'Roe, H.K. Gibbs, J. Munger

2017 · The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Climate Change and Public Health Policy
AUTHOR(S): Smith, J.A., J. Vargo, and S.P. Hoverter