Please follow the link to the interview – https://humanrights.fhi.duke.edu/what-is-a-resource-curse-interview-with-dr-andrew-curley/ Youtube Video: Environmental Justice & Indigenous Rights | Andrew Curley: What Is A RESOURCE CURSE?
In June 2018, Professor Riveros-Iregui taught GEOG 110 “The Blue Planet” in the classrooms of the Galapagos Science Center, on San Cristobal Island, Ecuador. Eleven UNC undergraduates traveled to Ecuador with support from UNC’s Study Abroad Office and the College … Continued
Did you know that people grow crops in the Galapagos Islands? Before tortoises and blue-footed boobies drew hundreds of thousands of annual visitors to the “Enchanted Islands”, agriculture used to be the region’s main economic engine. Agricultural areas in the … Continued
Dr. Stephen Walsh spoke on “Linking Social,Terrestrial & Marine Subsystems in Island Ecosystems – The Case of the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador” in the School of Ecological and Environmental Sciences at East China Normal University on September 30, 2018.
Don’t miss this wonderful story by Geography major Haley Moser about her experience in the Galapagos with graduate student Angelica Gomez and supported by the Galapagos Science Center of USFQ and UNC-CH: https://endeavors.unc.edu/carolina-to-cristobal/
A group of UNC geography graduate students, led by Dr. Erika Wise, attended a Climate Change workshop in London, February 19 & 20, as part of a series of workshops between Geography departments at King’s College London and UNC-Chapel Hill. Students … Continued
A Thanksgiving entertainment option for geographers – http://www.travelchannel.com/shows/expedition-unknown/episodes/the-lost-colony-of-roanoke
Graduate student Mark Ortiz recently traveled to Houston, Texas to attend the Climate Reality Project’s Leadership Corps Training. The Climate Reality Project was founded in 2006 by Nobel Laureate and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to take the climate … Continued
Graduate student Mark Ortiz, along with 23 other students from 6 countries, recently visited the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a Summer School sponsored by Wisconsin’s Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies. The summer school was part of a Holtz … Continued
The thin veneer around the Earth’s crust is responsible for supporting life and has been described as the Critical Zone (CZ). Volcanic islands are among the few places where the CZ develops on uniform bedrock, while exhibiting a distinct, sharp … Continued