Organismal Responses to Climate Change in the Sea
Juliet Wong, assistant professor of coastal and marine climate change, is a global-change biologist, specifically interested in how climate change affects marine ecosystems and their organisms, working to predict biological responses for improved resilience to adverse environmental events.
Climate Change and Pollution: Challenges, Opportunities and Impacts on Kidney Health
Nishad Jayasundara, Juli Plant Grainger Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Health, studies how chemical and physical stressors affect our health.
Self-Governance for Sustainability in Coupled Human-Natural Systems
Xavier Basurto, Truman and Nellie Semans/Alex Brown & Sons Associate Professor of Sustainability Science, is broadly interested in how people in small communities successfully organize themselves for collective action.
The Next Frontier in Forever Chemicals: Environmental Implications of Clean Energy
As the world endeavors to extricate itself from a carbon economy in favor of clean energy, Lee Ferguson is working to shed light on the potential environmental risks posed by bis-perfluoroalkyl sulfonimides, a primary electrolyte in lithium-ion batteries.
Birth of a Notion: How “30 by 30” Went from a Rogue Idea to a Ratified Goal in Marine Conservation
It’s the idea that to safeguard marine biodiversity and limit environmental damage caused by future sea-floor mining and other industrial-scale human activities, we need to place at least 30% of the world’s oceans within marine protected areas (MPAs) by 2030.