Grace Bulltail and Zuzana Burivalova

Champions of Conservation & Justice

Nelson Institute welcomes Grace Bulltail, assistant professor of Native American Environment, Health, and Community and assistant professor Zuzana Burivalova Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Jonathan Patz in auditorium with giant curved screen

Patz Presents on Planetary Health

"Treatment for Today's Climate Emergency Can Save Way More Lives Than We Ever Imagined"

cows in Brazil

Cattle Laundering in Brazilian Amazon

Gibbs Lab finds that hard-to-monitor cattle trade sparks increased burning of forest.

Nemet Book Cover photo - sunset and solar panels

How Solar Energy Became Cheap

Greg Nemet's new book tells the story of solar: the long road to economic viability and the lessons learned that could speed the progress of other low-carbon technology.

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Latest Publications

2021 · Agronomy Journal
Agricultural data management and sharing: best practices and case study
AUTHOR(S): Moore E, Kriesberg A, Schroeder S, Geil K, Haugen I, Barford C, Johns EM, Arthur D, Sheffield M, Ritchie SM, Jackson C, Parr C.

2021 · Biological Conservation
The sound of logging: Tropical forest soundscape before, during, and after selective timber extraction
AUTHOR(S): Burivalova, Z., Purnomo, Orndorff, S., Truskinger, A., Roe, P., Game, ET. 2021. The sound of logging: Tropical forest soundscape before, during, and after selective timber extraction. Biological Conservation 254 (108812).

2021 · Frontiers in Forests and Global Change
The Low Opportunity Costs of the Amazon Soy Moratorium
AUTHOR(S): Rausch, L.L., and H.K. Gibbs