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CEES Affiliate, Fred Bahnson, Awarded Writing Grant for Book on Contemplative Ecology

CEES Staff|2019-04-04T10:30:20-04:00April 4, 2019|

Acclaimed author and ecological activist uses the power of stories to reshape responses to the challenges of climate change Originally posted by WFU Divinity | Media Contact: C. Mark Batten [...]

Meiburg Appointed Chair of state’s Environmental Management Commission

CEES Staff|2019-02-15T16:04:39-05:00February 15, 2019|

By Wake Forest University Communications and External Relations Team Stan Meiburg, director of Wake Forest’s graduate programs in sustainability, has assumed chairmanship of North Carolina’s Environmental Management Commission (EMC).  The [...]

Rainforest Destruction from Gold Mining Hits All-Time High in Peru

CEES Staff|2019-12-19T10:36:17-05:00November 9, 2018|

By Wake Forest University Communications & External Relations Katie Neal ('03) and Alicia Roberts  (WINSTON-SALEM, NC, November 8, 2018) - Small-scale gold mining has destroyed more than 170,000 acres of primary rainforest [...]

Gold Mining in Madre de Dios Causes Deforestation Rates and Mercury Levels to Climb, CINCIA Studies Show

CEES Staff|2020-04-23T10:07:06-04:00October 15, 2018|

Wake Forest’s Centro de Innovación Cientifica Amazónica (CINCIA) has published research briefs showing how illegal gold mining in Madre de Dios has contributed to increased deforestation and contaminated waterways.

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