environmental conservation


Added 08/13/20 | Location: Alaska | Subjects: ,

Alannah Hurley is a Yup’ik fisherwoman of salmon for subsistence and commercial purposes and an indigenous rights advocate.  She has worked extensively in community development and environmental justice and is dedicated to helping make self-determination a reality for Alaska’s indigenous people.

Updated 04/26/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Nicole Hernandez Hammer is the environmental scientist at UPROSE. Her work focuses on the mobilization of the Latino community to better understand and address climate change, and she speaks across the country on climate change, environmental justice issues, and her experiences as a Guatemalan immigrant.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: California, Colorado | Subjects: ,

Erika Zavaleta is a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She directs the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program and the CAMINO (Center to Advance Mentored, Inquiry-based Opportunities) at UCSC. In 2021, she was appointed by the governor to the California Fish and Game Commission.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Majora Carter is a real estate developer, urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation and implementation of numerous economic development projects, technology and green-infrastructure projects, and job training and placement systems.

Updated 01/07/21 | Location: Arizona, Washington | Subjects: ,

Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins is a senior sustainability scientist and associate professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University.