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    Bass Connections course

    Students are welcomed to apply for a Bass Connections course examining international climate change agreements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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  • Moving Forward with Carbon Trading

    Moving Forward with Carbon Trading

    Join the webcast for the workshop "States Moving Forward with Carbon Trading: the Nuts and Bolts of Linking State Programs," on Thursday, September 6.

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  • Understanding FERC's Decision

    Understanding FERC's Decision

    Our own Jennifer Chen explains how to understand FERC’s order rejecting PJM’s capacity market proposals, and discusses the proposed replacement framework in a new explainer.

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  • Top Fisheries Report
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    Top Fisheries Report

    The latest SOFIA report mentions a forthcoming study co-authored by our own John Virdin that is expected to be the most extensive study on small-scale fisheries' contributions to communities and countries around the world.

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  • Internet of Water
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    Internet of Water

    Our Internet of Water project has been awarded start-up support by six foundations. Learn how the funding will support the development of a national digital water data and information framework.

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Christy Ihlo Joins Environmental Conservation Effort in Tanzania

Christy Ihlo Joins Environmental Conservation Effort in Tanzania

The village of Loibor Siret is a community in the heart of the semi-arid grasslands and acacia woodlands of the Maasai Steppe. It is in this rural village—a three-hour drive from Arusha, the nearest city—where Christy Ihlo has found a new role supporting environmental conservation and sustainable livelihoods among Northern Tanzania’s rural communities and wildlife. For nearly a year, Christy has served as the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation at the African People & Wildlife Fund (APW). Her work helps to assess the effectiveness of APW’s programs, which are designed to achieve balance between environmental conservation and sustainable livelihoods. In this role, she is using skills that she honed as a policy associate at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.