environmental economics

Ben Siegelman
conservation, Duke Marine Lab, environmental economics, environmental policy, forests, internships, marine studies, Monitoring for Community Engagement in Filipino Mangrove Restoration, students, sustainability, travel

Gleaning from the Gleaners

How do you learn from those with whom you can’t communicate? This question has posed a methodological and ethical quandary as I work on community-based mangrove restoration with Marine Conservation Philippines. My research explores localContinue reading

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Ben Siegelman
conservation, environmental economics, environmental policy, forests, internships, Monitoring for Community Engagement in Filipino Mangrove Restoration, students, sustainability, travel

Questioning Our Roots

“Hi Joe!” I hear this cheery call often while doing community-based conservation in the Philippines. Filipinos frequently call foreigners “Joe.” It’s a rich, if casual, reference to the military nature of U.S.-Filipino relations: “Joe” derivesContinue reading

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Anne Martin
alumni, climate, conservation, energy, environmental economics, environmental health, environmental policy, students, sustainability, water

California Wildfires: A Dire Warning for Us All

In a year of natural disasters, fires consumed California, followed by terrifying mudslides. We’re woefully underprepared to pay for the consequences of climate change. If ever there was a time to act, it’s now. It’s never been more clear.

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Bill Schlesinger
air pollution, climate, conservation, energy, environmental economics, environmental policy, environmental politics, faculty, natural habitat, population growth, water pollution

Freshman year report card

Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/).  My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading

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