Save the dates for our upcoming lunchtime film and speaker series! Each session will start with a one-hour screening of an episode of the PBS docuseries H2O The Molecule That Made Us, followed by a facilitated conversation and open Q&A with an expert panel focused on main themes of that episode (e.g., big data, history and civilization, and the intersection of health and global water politics).
A new report from a broad range of collaborators including the Climate Impacts Group covers the weather/climate of the 2020 water year and impacts to different sectors.
This month’s UW School of Marine and Environmental Affairs student blog features a conversation with Dina Gilio-Whitaker, a prominent author and scholar on the history and displacement of Indigenous peoples. Gilio-Whitaker is also the author of this quarter’s EarthLab Equity and Justice Book Club book “As Long as the Grass Grows.”
When it comes to things that give us the heebie-jeebies, parasites reign supreme. Although they might give us the creeps, they are essential to ecosystems. Chelsea Wood, Future Rivers executive committee member, talks with Bill Nye on Science Rules!
Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Future Rivers faculty advisor and assistant professor in the School of Marine & Environmental Affairs is part of a team that was recently awarded the $5 million Mellon Grant.
Faisal Hossain, UW professor of civil and environmental engineering and executive committee member of Future Rivers at UW EarthLab, has published two books for young readers: “The Secret Lives of Scientists, Engineers, and Doctors,” volumes one and two, from Mascot Books.
Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Future Rivers faculty advisor, co-authored this new paper in Science that calls on the scientific community to focus on environmental justice and anti-racism practices to transform biological research and conservation.