Press coverage of our study finding signals that industrial-scale agriculture is increasingly responsible for tropical deforestation
In 2016, I received a Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant to attend the 3rd graduate workshop for data analytics hosted by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the National Ecological Observation Network (NEON) in Boulder, Colorado. My reflection on the experience is currently featured by Duke Interdisciplinary Studies.
Thanks to Environmental Conservation for selecting our publication 'Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models' as an EC Perspectives paper!
There is increasing scrutiny of water use in California and the agricultural sector has become a popular target. Can it be done and what will it mean for waterbird habitat? Conaway Ranch in Yolo County has begun experimenting with drip irrigation, in consultation with water use experts from Israel.
Read the full story here: https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2016/03/25/drip-irrigation-for-rice-has-habitat-impacts
Our article in Environmental Conservation has received some press coverage!
Thus far, the story has been picked up by our local NPR station (WUNC), ScienceDaily, ECNMag, EurekAlert, and of course Duke Today.