Palm Sunday Connection: Deforestation in Belize
As a class project in Professor Evans' Conservation Biology course this semester, we are studying how the demand for palm leaves by churches on Palm Sunday has created a market for illegally harvested palm leaves from the rain forests of Belize and leading to deforestation and land degradation.
Zanmi Kafe- Sustainable Agroforestry and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Haiti
Zanmi Kafe (Partners in Coffee) represents a collaborative effort between Sewanee, the NGOs, and Haitian farmers to establish sustainable tree-based agroecosystems in Haiti through the reintroduction of shade-grown coffee.
Island Ecology Program graduates publish paper
Three graduates of Sewanee's Island Ecology Program are co-authors on a new paper recently published in the open-access journal called Natural Resources.
Michael Coffey, C'72 to present: Two Issues in the Atmosphere
Dr. Coffey to give Physics Seminar presentation.
Joanna Parkman, C'14 writing on the environment
Since graduating from Sewanee, Joanna Parkman has been hard at work in Costa Rica.
Dr. Nigel Noriega, Scientist and Film Maker Will Give A Guest Lecture
Dr. Nigel Noriega is a Scientist and Film Maker who will be speaking on "How Is Value Assigned To Tropical Forests?"