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Internship Follow-Up: World Statistics Day at the United Nations Headquarters

By Phoebe Spencer, E4A PhD Student at University of Vermont World Statistics Day may sound less exciting than Halloween or Thanksgiving, and it’s certainly harder to find a suitable Hallmark card to send your loved ones, but I had a big reason to celebrate it this past October. Almost […]

E4A Student Interns at the David Suzuki Foundation

by Jen Gobby, E4A PhD student During the spring and summer of 2015 I did an internship with E4A partner the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF). They are an environmental NGO that “collaborates with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve our environment and […]

Agro-ecology in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil – Part 3

By Michael Wironen      Smallholder farmers in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil face challenges providing for their families while also meeting the requirements of Brazil’s Forest Code. Participants in an Agro-ecology Atelier organized by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics are working as part of a broader effort […]

E4A Takes on Water Quality

This summer the nine PhD students and two MS students in the Economics for the Anthropocene’s (E4A) water cohort will be participating in a problem-based field course in Vermont looking at water quality issues in the Lake Champlain Basin. One of the goals of the E4A program is […]