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January 29, 2020
Prof. Zuzana Burivalova to Present Talk at the Field Museum, in Chicago

Zuzana will present "When the Rainforest Goes Quiet"  as part of the Field Museum's Night of Ideas: Alive! at 7pm, Thursday Jan 30, This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration required. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the Field Bistro. Use code ALIVE2020 for a 25% discount on Lyft rides to and from the Field Museum for the Night of Ideas.

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January 21, 2020
Prof. Patz Speaks at Caribbean Plan­e­tary Health Con­fer­ence

The theme of the conference was “Build­ing Re­silient Health Sys­tem for Cli­mate Change” and was held at the Uni­verisi­ty of the West In­dies, St Au­gus­tine campus.

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January 02, 2020
SAGE Alum Kate Anderson to Defend Ph.D. Thesis

 

Presentation of her dissertation research on "The Would-Be Agroecologists: Organification, Supply Management and Co-opted Collective Action in U.S. Dairy"  will be Monday, January 6th, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Wisconsin Energy Institute. Room 1115.  Kate's advisor is associate professor Erin Silva in the Department of Plant Pathology.  

 

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December 12, 2019
New SAGE Professor Grace Bulltail Featured in InsideUW

The intersection of watershed management and tribal sovereignty is among the top research areas of Grace Bulltail, assistant professor of Native American environment, health and community. She has spent much of her career studying the impact of oil and gas extraction on water quality.

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October 15, 2019
Rachel Licker to Present Talk at SAGE

Nelson Institute / SAGE alum, Rachel Licker, Senior Climate Scientist for the Union of Concerned Scientists, will present a lunchtime discussion on the recent "Killer Heat" report from UCS. This will take place at noon on Friday, October 18th, at the Enzyme Institute (1710 University Avenue) in room 272.
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October 10, 2019
Gibbs Lab Research Featured in New York Times

The Gibbs Lab research tracking outcomes from the corporate Zero-Deforestation Commitments in the Brazilian Amazon was covered by a New York Times article that came out Oct 10, 2019. 
The team has pushed especially hard over the last several years to identify solutions to strengthen the monitoring used by companies.  They pioneered ways to use data science tools to link cattle movements and supply chain data to the property boundaries needed to track deforestation.  They then took the technology we developed and partnered with the National Wildlife Federation to create a free, cloud-based supply chain traceability tool for the cattle sector (VISIPEC) that they have been widely pitching to the industry.  They are hopeful the NYT coverage could add pressure for its uptake, which is even more urgent now that President Bolsonaro is reducing the availability and transparency of public data.

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October 07, 2019
One of the best 3-min. flash talks on global health & food crisis...& a solution!

SAGE alum, Valerie Stull, PhD gave a 3-minute flash task at the 3rd annual Planetary Health Conference, held last month at Stanford.

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September 27, 2019
Jonathan Patz Featured in Forbes.com Article

"Climate Change Best Case Scenario: Save Millions, Make Trillions"

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