Tag: Environmental Policy

Postdoc Kira Sullivan-Wiley Gives Talk on Ecological Forecasting Initiative at AGU Fall Meeting

Kira Sullivan-Wiley, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented an overview of the Ecological Forecasting Initiative (EFI) Social Science and Partners & Knowledge Transfer Working Groups. The presentation was recorded as part of a “Town Hall” for the virtual 2020 AGU Fall Meeting. Sullivan-Wiley serves as co-chair […]

Ray and Fulweiler Co-Author Paper on Impacts of Oysters on Coastal Biogeochemistry

Former Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow Nicholas Ray and Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Robinson (Wally) Fulweiler co-authored a new paper exploring the impacts of oysters on coastal biogeochemistry. In the paper, published in the journal Nature Sustainability, the authors used a meta-analysis approach to assess how oyster reef restoration and oyster aquaculture development is changing coastal […]

Ecological Forecasting Initiative Launches First NEON Forecast Challenge

The Ecological Forecasting Initiative’s Research Coordination Network (EFI-RCN) has announced the launch of the inaugural NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network) Ecological Forecast Challenge. The challenge asks participants to make predictions about ecological processes using NEON data prior to its release. The challenge spans five themes: aquatic ecosystems, terrestrial carbon and water fluxes, tick populations, phenology, […]

Faculty Associate Henrik Selin Co-Authors New Book on Mercury and Sustainability

Henrik Selin, an Associate Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, co-authored a new book examining efforts to achieve sustainability through the lens of human interactions with mercury throughout history. The book, titled Mercury Stories: Understanding Sustainability […]

Fulweiler and Ray Co-Author Paper on Denitrification in Oyster Habitats

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Robinson W. (Wally) Fulweiler and 2019 Graduate Summer Fellow Nicholas Ray recently published a paper exploring the impact of oysters on nitrogen cycling in coastal ecosystems in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS). Recent research has focused on quantifying the impact of oyster habitats on biogeochemical cycling in coastal ecosystems, but […]

Visiting Research Fellow Andrea Capurro Featured in National Geographic Documentary on the Antarctic Peninsula

 Andrea Capurro, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured in a National Geographic documentary titled “The Antarctic Peninsula.” The documentary is the result of a 2019 expedition by the governments of Argentina and Chile in collaboration with National Geographic Pristine Seas, […]

Postdoc Qi Zhang Co-Authors Paper on China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP)

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is the lead author of a recent paper exploring the outcomes of China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP), one of the largest Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) programs in the world. In the paper, published […]

Faculty Research Fellows Hutyra, Li & Templer Co-Author Paper on Urban Tree Cover and Extreme Heat

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellows Prof. Lucy Hutyra, Prof. Dan Li, and Prof. Pamela Templer recently co-authored a paper exploring the effects of increasing urban tree canopy cover as a nature-based solution to combat excess urban heat. Trees provide a wide range of ecosystem services, particularly in cities where their ability to cool local air […]

Postdoc Qi Zhang Co-Authors Two New Papers on Forest Ecosystems in India

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored two papers on mangrove conservation and on the impacts of forest fires on ecosystem productivity in India. In the first paper, published in the journal Integrated Environment Assessment and Management, the authors identified conservation priority zones (CPZs) […]