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Featured News

These stories offer a glimpse of the many ways in which faculty and students are addressing some of today's greatest challenges in the Earth and environmental sciences.

Melting Glaciers, Dying Trees

E-IPER student Lauren Oakes is designing an ecological study to understand changes in the coastal forest community.

Noteworthy Achievements

E-IPER students' work is recognized through awards, publications, and presentations.

A Passion for Place

E-IPER students write creatively about the places and people that contribute to their research.

Got Breadfruit?

An E-IPER student works with an interdisciplinary team in Hawaii to increase breadfruit's share of the global food market.

Silver Lining in the Climate Cloud

E-IPER's Joint MS students used their Capstone Project to develop business plans and policy ideas focused on reducing carbon emissions.

Training the Next Generation: Collaborating Locally

E-IPER PhD students mentor the next generation of scholars and leaders.

Students' Voices: Communicating Discoveries

Clean hands and green products, transportation and evapo-transporation – E-IPER students share their work at conferences and in publications.

Climate Agreement or Bust?: Creating Policy

An E-IPER student shares what he saw and learned at the December COP15 climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

Life Beyond E-IPER: Crossing Boundaries

Graduates reflect on their E-IPER experience and their careers working on climate policy in Washington DC.

Mozambique to Chile to Hawai'i: Collaborating Locally

Three stories of E-IPER students conducting research in close collaboration with local people, universities and organizations.