Tag: <span>ecosystem services</span>

Watershed Management through Ecosystem Services–by Lindsey Drew

This past January, I and my fellow Bard CEP classmates went on a two week research trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. During our time in the Sierra Sur region of Oaxaca, we visited the town San Miguel Suchixtepec, where we spent time at a local public school with a high regard …

Leading the Charge on Climate Resilience and Natural Resource Management Research in the Philippines

Being part of a graduate program that is so interdisciplinary in nature requires one to wear many hats. One has to be flexible and creative enough to be compelling, yet subtle, in order to provide thought provoking insights in a manner that is appropriate to your audience. These qualities are …

Resilience in the land of moss and mushrooms

Pre-Internship Studies (J-term turned A-term) I began the journey towards my internship in the stark landscape of Iceland, hiking among volcanoes, geothermally heated pools, and glaciers. I then travelled to Finland for a course on Urban Green Management at the University of Helsinki. There, I had the chance to learn …

What is Natural Capital?

Capital, most often financial capital, represents how much money is available. Financial capital also generally refers to saved-up wealth, often saved in order┬áto one day start or maintain a business and purchase goods. Everyone wants capital, and generally more of it.┬áCapital represents security, success, and future gains. Currently, however, the …