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CIESIN seeks GIS Interns

Detail-oriented students interested in GIS data exploration, analysis, and documentation can apply by September 24.

by |September 17, 2018

Student Spotlight: Understanding Science to Support Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Policy

Elaine R. Angeles is pursuing an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy to bring science and policy-making together in developing countries.

by |September 10, 2018
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Pangolins and the Consumers of Wildlife Trafficking

Earth Institute postdoc Nandini Velho writes about consumers of illegal wildlife products, including the obscure but heavily trafficked pangolin.

by |September 6, 2018
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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019

Doctoral candidates or recent degree recipients interested in research on sustainable development should apply by October 31, 2018.

by |August 30, 2018

Alum Launches First-Ever Shared Electric Mopeds in New York City

With his passion for energy and sustainability, Frank Reig, an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum, is working to make urban transit “fast, affordable and way more fun.”

by |August 20, 2018

The Inaccessibility of Motherhood in New York City

Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.

by |August 9, 2018

Sustainable Development Alum Embraces Shift to Physical Sciences

Sustainable Development alum Sara Lytle talks her move to environmental engineering and tips for others looking to change their academic course.

by |August 9, 2018

Uncovering the Science behind Environmental Legislation

The MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Workshop requirements mirror real-world sustainability problem-solving.

by |August 6, 2018

Ethics for Sustainability Management and Finance

The redesigned course focuses on the ethical challenges, pathways, and practices of sustainability in its intersections with the financial sector.

by |July 20, 2018

This Summer, Global Fellows Take Theory into the Field

Four students are undertaking sustainable development fieldwork in Brazil, Iceland, and New York City through the Global Fellows Program.

by |July 16, 2018