Archive: Biodiversity

19 Articles

Biodiversity
Climate & Energy
Oswaldo Villena
Spring 2024

The Impact of Global Warming on Human and Avian Malaria

Georgetown postdoctoral researcher examines the impacts of climate change on. …

April 1, 2024

Biodiversity
Brian M. Griffiths
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Food, Culture, and Conservation in Maijuna Lands

A creative nonfiction piece by Assistant Professor Griffiths on his research with Peruvian Indigenous.…

March 15, 2024

Adam Shaham
Biodiversity
Climate Change
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Challenges in Mangrove Restoration: Does it Work?

Georgetown alumni Adam Shaham explains his Fulbright research on mangrove.…

March 11, 2024

Biodiversity
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Madhura Shembekar
Summer 2023

Extinction Rebellion: Inciting Controversy–and Conversation–Since 2018 

Extinction Rebellion, a U.K.-based, radical environmental group, uses public acts of civil disobedience to spark conversation about the climate.…

September 21, 2023

Biodiversity
Maya Snyder
Spring 2023

Invasive Insects: Examining the Spread of The Cabbage White Butterfly

Researchers at Georgetown University are using cutting-edge mathematical models to map species evolution in a changing. …

June 20, 2023

Biodiversity
Elizabeth Hogan
Food & Water
Interviews
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Life on the Seas: Navigating a Career in Marine Conservation

Maya Snyder (SFS '24) sits down with conservation scientist Elizabeth Hogan (SFS '97) to talk about the some of biggest problems plaguing marine wildlife, the most encouraging…

May 4, 2023

Biodiversity
Food & Water
Rebecca Helm
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Ecosystems Afloat

Far out to sea, floating ecosystems are developing on dead trees, debris, and even plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Georgetown professor and Earth Commons Faculty…

May 3, 2023

Biodiversity
Climate Change
Environmental Health
Peter Marra
Spring 2023

To conserve biodiversity, we must stop chasing ghosts and start making plans

In biodiversity conservation as in climate action, seeing the forest for the trees means acting before the forest is reduced to a single tree. That means taking real action now…

March 29, 2023

Biodiversity
Climate & Energy
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Olivia Ainbinder
Spring 2023
Sustainability

A Win for the Environment

What are the environmental impacts of Brazil's recent presidential election? Olivia Ainbinder shares her perspective on President Lula's win and what it means for the country's…

February 17, 2023

Biodiversity
Fall 2022
Maya Snyder
Sustainability

Hungry Worms and High-Tech Jaguars

In the face of growing climate change impacts, it's becoming increasingly important for communities to balance environmental and social needs. Six organizations across the globe…

October 2, 2022