Is the glass of orange juice half empty?

Written by Stephen Cohen, a 2017-2018 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and PhD Candidate in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

What’s more American than a glass of orange juice in the morning? Last year, over 47 million boxes of Valencia oranges were produced in the United States [1], but this fundamental part of American breakfast is in danger of disappearing.

Balancing wildlands and Oil: Perspectives of working in Northern Alberta

Written by Andrea Borkenhagen, 2017-2018 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Ph. D. Candidate in the Graduate Degree program in Ecology and the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship.

Ten years ago, I was paddling across a wetland in the boreal of Alberta. I had been contracted to survey for impacts from the oil sands mine across the road to make sure the wetland was healthy. Even though we were next to development, it felt like we were in the middle of wilderness.

Grasslands: The forgotten landscape

Written by Kate Wilkins, a 2017-2018 Sustainability Leadership

Thirsty to preserve: The Role of Women in Water Conservation Science

Written by Carolina Gutierrez, a 2017-2018 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Ph. D. Student in the Graduate Degree program in Ecology and the Department of Biology.

“Everybody says women are like water. I think it's because water is the source of life, and it adapts itself to its environment. Like women, water also gives of itself wherever it goes to nurture life....” ― Xinran, The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices[1]


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