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EarthLab member organization Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington (DDCSP@UW) teaches a new approach to conservation to emerging student leaders.Read more
EarthLab has selected the next book for our Equity and Justice book club: Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris. This selection aligns with the Future Rivers summer reading. Future Rivers will host Mr. Harris on Thursday, October 14 for an in-person screening of his film, River to the Heart, followed by a moderated Q&A with the author and director. This event will be in person, free and open to the public.Read more
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We are seeking a temporary part-time Innovation Grants Specialist to support our efforts in administering the EarthLab Innovation Grants Program. Our new team member will lead the release of the Innovation Grants Program Request for Proposals and the grant application, review and selection processes for our 3rd Cohort cycle.
Prolonged wildfire seasons, more extreme temperatures, and more frequent floods — these are just some of the symptoms of a greater global warming problem that Washingtonians are witnessing at a higher frequency. Although these climate changes impact everyone throughout our state’s economy and ecosystems, the extent that communities are personally impacted by such experiences highlight the ways that traditionally overlooked communities continue to be disproportionately affected in the aftermath.Read more
"This past year’s slowing of greenhouse gas emissions was like turning down the tap just a little bit on a bathtub that’s already overflowing. Stopping the damage requires turning off the tap completely." Amy Snover, UW Climate Impacts Group director was quoted in the story.Read more
The Ocean Voices program asserts that the contribution of ocean science to sustainable development is determined by people, and therefore it is critical to understand the actors involved, their culture and wellbeing, and how power dynamics and decision-making processes influence our oceans.Read more
Experience what it’s like to be a delegate at the 2021 UN Climate Change Negotiations. All current UW students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, are encouraged to apply by June 9, 2021.Read more
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.Read more
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).Read more
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.Read more