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Video: EarthLab 2021 Showcase

On May 18, 2021, we hosted our second annual showcase, featuring lightning-style presentations from our member organizations and grantee partners who are working towards an equitable, just & sustainable world where people and planet thrive. Watch the recorded presentation now.

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New model developed to predict impact of climate-driven changes to the California Current System

A multi-disciplinary team from the University of Washington (UW) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed a new multi-model to project how processes that occur in the coastal ocean—such as upwelling, freshwater delivery, eutrophication, water column metabolism, and sediment interactions— alter the rate of change in the California Current System (CCS).

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Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell named Fritzky Chair in Leadership at UW’s Foster School of Business

In addition to her success in business, Jewell’s leadership and service has benefitted numerous non-profit and civic organizations, including her alma mater where she served for 12 years as a Regent of the University of Washington and currently acts as chair of the advisory council for EarthLab, a university-wide institute that connects scholars with community partners to solve our most difficult environmental problems.

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Fish Rescue in a Changing Climate

New Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center research set out to evaluate a controversial strategy called “fish rescue”, which has potential to help fish cope with seasonal stream drying, but until now, has been largely unexplored as a climate adaptation strategy. 

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EarthLab Equity and Justice Reads: Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning (Cathy Park Hong)

EarthLab has selected Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong for our equity and justice book club this quarter. This book was selected from several works written by and about the Asian-American experience. EarthLab staff and member organization members will meet virtually on Tuesday, June 8 to discuss themes as part of our commitment to continuous equity and justice learning.

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Nature and Health Spring Talks: Health Equity & Nature

On Wednesday, April 28, Nature and Health is hosting two presentations about the intersection of health equity and nature in the context of structural racism, #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19. We invite you to learn more about these important talks and register for them today.

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