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Chinese Environmental Justice Advocates to Give Talk at China Environment Forum

Jun 02, 2010
The group will be in Washington, DC from June 14 through June 17, with four giving presentations at the China Environment Forum the afternoon of June 16th. Event information can be found here. Short bios of the fellows can be found below.

Predicting the Future of Science and Technology: Wanna Bet?

Jun 01, 2010
Over the next few months, the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will be running an experiment in the use of an online prediction market to explore the future of science and technology.

Urbanization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Populations: Finding USAID's Comparative Advantage

May 28, 2010
"Part of the outflow of migrants from rural areas of many Latin American countries has settled in remote rural areas, pushing the agricultural frontier further into the forest," writes David López-Carr in a recent article in Population & Environment, "The population, agriculture, and environment nexus in Latin America." In a May 4 presentation at the LAC Economic Growth and Environment Strategic Planning Workshop in Panama City, Panama, he discussed how to integrate family planning and environmental services in rural Latin America.