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

2019-12-19T10:36:17-05:00

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 Peru2019-12-19T10:36:17-05:00

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

2019-12-19T10:51:03-05:00

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: Report2019-12-19T10:51:03-05:00

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

2019-12-19T10:36:37-05:00

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 Show2019-12-19T10:36:37-05:00

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

2019-12-19T10:36:55-05:00

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 Journalism2019-12-19T10:36:55-05:00

UN forest accounting loophole allows CO2 underreporting by EU, UK, US

2018-05-03T17:22:00-04:00

by Justin Catanoso Emissions accounting helps determine whether or not nations are on target to achieve their voluntary Paris Agreement reduction goals. Ideally, the global community’s CO2 pledges, adjusted downward [...]

UN forest accounting loophole allows CO2 underreporting by EU, UK, US2018-05-03T17:22:00-04:00

CEES Funding Opportunities Available for Spring 2018

2018-04-03T14:23:08-04:00

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability provides funding opportunities for research, scholarship, and working groups related to energy, environment and sustainability as broadly defined. CEES mini grants seek to [...]

CEES Funding Opportunities Available for Spring 20182018-04-03T14:23:08-04:00
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