SFS Works with Turks & Caicos Citizens to Combat Climate Change

Name: Edd Hind, Ph.D. Position: Resident Lecturer in Environmental Policy & Socioeconomic Values Program: Marine Protected Areas: Management Techniques & Policies, Turks & Caicos When they arrived in South Caicos, where the Center for Marine Resource Studies is located, I’m sure three of our recent graduates had at least one shared goal—to become better scientists. [...]

Lowland Hummingbirds Are Moving Up… Is Global Warming the Culprit?

Name: Gerardo Avalos, Ph.D. Position: Center Director Program: Sustainable Development Studies, Costa Rica     Dr. Avalos will be submitting this observation as a scientific note for publication. One of the most evident and immediate consequences of global warming is the rapid shift in distribution ranges of plant and animal species. There is recent highland [...]

Keeping Busy in Costa Rica

Name: Michael Braus School: University of Wisconsin/Madison Major: Animal Science/Zoology Program: Sustainable Development Studies, Costa Rica Half way through October and it is difficult to believe we are half way through our classes and almost ready for Directed Research. We have already covered topics ranging from global climate change to genetically modified crops to socioeconomic [...]

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