News and Events
If you weren’t able to attend one of our events this quarter, you still have an opportunity to “attend” by watching one of our recordings. We’ve also included a few must-see events from our member organizations.Read more
Dr. Gordon Holtgrieve, Program Director and Athena Bertolino, Program Manager will present details on the Future Rivers program and answer questions. The team invites any interested students, faculty, or advisors to join them virtually. The online session will be recorded and distributed to registrants who are unable to attend live.Read more
Thank you for joining us and listening to our panelists discuss their experiences as members of the BIPOC community and co-conspirators working in and around the field of conservation.Read more
EarthLab Distinguished Fellow Josh Henretig will present his findings on the scope and impact of corporate climate commitments, what companies are committing to actually do, and what these commitments may mean for applied research opportunities at the University of Washington.Read more
EarthLab is a proud co-supporter of Climate Jam, a virtual event that brings game developers and creators together from around the world to take action and raise solutions.Read more
The Nature and Health group seeks to understand the connections between nature and human health and well-being. What does this mean for health and nature during Covid-19? Find out during Nature and Health's webinar as they explore this question.Read more
As one of EarthLab's 2019-2020 Innovation Grant grantees, the Voices Unbound project will be opening an eco-gallery to showcase their work! The Voices Unbound project asked people throughout Pierce County to document environmental challenges that are impacting them and their community by using enviro-postcards. From this, the gallery will showcase 1,000 south sound perspectives on our most important environmental challenges.Read more
Learn about The Nature Conservancy's exciting and innovative scientific research, and how science informs policy and practice around the world. The Nature Conservancy is one of the largest conservation organizations in the world, working in 79 countries and territories to conserve the lands and water on which all life depends.Read more
Natures, Peoples, and Justice: Collaborative land management and cultural burns in the Australian Capital Territory
When: February 6, 2020 | 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Where: Communications (CMU) 120
Dr. Jessica Weir, PhD, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Syndey University
With the cultural and political resurgence of Indigenous peoples globally, and global alarm about environmental issues, there has been a burgeoning of contexts for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and institutions to form environmental collaborations.
Come join exciting discussions of current research focused on the benefits of the connections between nature and health!
Title: Designing for Health in the Informal Amphibious Community, Iquitos.
Peru has significantly increased mining and oil extraction in the last decade, degrading Amazon Rainforest ecosystems and indigenous livelihoods, interrupting local to global climate regulation, and resulting in rapid jungle-to-city migration with ultimately 90,000+ people living in informal “amphibious” communities floating in the floodplain borders of the jungle city.