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COP24: World Nations Gather to Grapple with Looming Climate Disaster

2018-12-06T13:17:30-05:00

By Justin Catanoso, CEES Faculty Affiliate and Professor of Journalism at Wake Forest University. Representatives from nearly 200 nations gathered in Katowice, Poland on Sunday for COP24, the annual meeting [...]

COP24: World Nations Gather to Grapple with Looming Climate Disaster2018-12-06T13:17:30-05:00

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

2018-11-09T11:00:31-05:00

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 [...]

Rainforest Destruction from Gold Mining Hits All-Time High in Peru2018-11-09T11:00:31-05:00

Reforesting the Amazon, a Live Interview with the BBC World Service

2018-10-26T15:03:18-04:00

As of 2017, thirty-eight percent of Peru's forests were lost to deforestation due to gold mining in the area. But there is hope. Wake Forest researchers have developed newfound ways [...]

Reforesting the Amazon, a Live Interview with the BBC World Service2018-10-26T15:03:18-04:00

Land Rights, Forests, Food Systems Central to Limiting Global Warming: Report

2018-10-16T10:11:34-04:00

By Justin Catanoso In the wake of the dire, just released UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, a climate advocacy group known as CLARA (Climate, Land, Ambition and Rights [...]

Land Rights, Forests, Food Systems Central to Limiting Global Warming: Report2018-10-16T10:11:34-04:00

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

2018-10-15T13:58:31-04:00

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. By [...]

Gold Mining in Madre de Dios Causes Deforestation Rates and Mercury Levels to Climb, CINCIA Studies Show2018-10-15T13:58:31-04:00

CEES Spotlight: Tropical Ecologist Cassie Freund Breaks Ground in the Andes

2018-09-27T10:36:05-04:00

  Cassie Freund is a tropical forest ecologist and a third-year Ph.D. student at Wake Forest. She currently studies the disturbance ecology of tropical montane forests. Her work is important for [...]

CEES Spotlight: Tropical Ecologist Cassie Freund Breaks Ground in the Andes2018-09-27T10:36:05-04:00

Where Science Meets Storytelling: Wake Forest Students Explore Tropical Biodiversity and Environmental Journalism

2018-09-24T13:35:56-04:00

Wake Forest students on the summer 2018 Peru Tropical Biodiversity and Environmental Journalism pose for a group photo while on site at the Cocha Cashu Biological Station in Peru. [...]

Where Science Meets Storytelling: Wake Forest Students Explore Tropical Biodiversity and Environmental Journalism2018-09-24T13:35:56-04:00
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