Category: NatureNet Fellows

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Won-Hee Ryu

NatureNet Science Fellow Won-Hee Ryu — materials scientist and nanotechnology expert — might not be a typical Conservancy scientist, but his work could have as much benefit to society (and nature) as traditional biodiversity conservation.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Haoran Yang

More than half of the energy generated in the U.S. is lost as heat. Where some people might see only wasted potential, NatureNet Fellow Haoran Yang sees a huge opportunity.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Megan McSherry

Megan McSherry first went to Africa to save the elephants. It didn’t take her long to find a bigger calling.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Mingliang Zhang

Want to know the best thing about the story of Ming and the Nanoscavengers? Every word of it is true, and the special effects, courtesy of nanotechnology, are real.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Michael Pennino

Talk to NatureNet Science Fellow Michael Pennino for five minutes, and you’ll see storm drains and sewers in a new light, as gateways to a hidden ecology.

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Does Removing Habitat Around Farm Fields Really Make Our Food Safer?

Three people died and hundreds were sickened in a 2006 outbreak of E. coli. Wildlife eventually took part of the blame, but does removing habitat near fields to keep wildlife out actually make our food safer? A NatureNet Science Fellow investigates in a new video.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Joleah Lamb

Learn how NatureNet Science Fellow Joleah Lamb is tackling one of Earth’s biggest unsung problems: disease & coral reefs.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Trishna Dutta

Can biodiversity and development coexist in India? NatureNet Fellow Trishna Dutta creates maps & models to protect connectivity and inform smart development.

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2015 NatureNet Fellowships: Call for Conservation Scientists

Are you a post-doc candidate interested in pushing conservation forward with new ideas and new disciplines? NatureNet Fellowship applications are due October 1.

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Protect Parrotfish, Protect the Reef?

A recent report argues that the path to saving Caribbean reefs starts with protecting parrotfish. That’s undeniably an important step, but that alone won’t save the reefs. A conversation with NatureNet Fellow Stephanie Wear on parrotfish and reef health.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Dan Auerbach

NatureNet Fellow Dan Auerbach is working to strengthen the ‘business case’ for water funds. His work could change the way that people perceive and value water.

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Meet the 2014 NatureNet Science Fellows

What’s the future of conservation science? Look no further than this year’s NatureNet Science Fellows cohort — with specialties from ocean pollution to nanotechnology to conflict over water.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Daniel Karp

Meet NatureNet Fellow Daniel Karp and learn about his plan for decision support tools that will help farmers evaluate the benefit of preserving natural habitat.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Stephanie Wear

Marine scientist Stephanie Wear is on a conservation mission: to save coral reefs and, at the same time, improve the lives of the people living in coastal areas.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Rob McDonald

Conservationists have typically viewed cities as the enemy of the environment — to embrace urban growth is akin to heresy. But that viewpoint is changing by necessity.

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