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  • Notes from an Increasingly Lonely Planet:  Humongous Killer Viruses and the New Life Form

    Notes from an Increasingly Lonely Planet: Humongous Killer Viruses and the New Life Form

    In Nature|News (18 July 2013), where one can check out the latest happenings in science, we learned that when Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Aberget from Aix-Marseille University in France discovered their new species of humongous killer virus, they experienced one of the most exciting things that could ever happen to any of us – they…

  • The Greening of Business

    The Greening of Business

    Please join CERC in attending The Greening of Business: Why It’s Not Optional and How Companies Profit From It, presented by The Earth Institute and the School of International and Public Affairs Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy.

  • Study Rainforest Ecology in Puerto Rico with SEE-U

    Study Rainforest Ecology in Puerto Rico with SEE-U

    The SEE-U Puerto Rico course provides students with a total immersion experience into the ecology and dynamics of a fragile and threatened environmental system.

  • Online Course – Sustainability and Investing

    Online Course – Sustainability and Investing

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Sustainability and Investing online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Online Course – Environmental Markets: Business, Regulation, Sustainability

    Online Course – Environmental Markets: Business, Regulation, Sustainability

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Environmental Markets: The Nexus of Business, Regulation and Sustainability online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Online Course – Introduction to Environmental Policy

    Online Course – Introduction to Environmental Policy

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Introduction to Environmental Policy online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Ecosystem Services for Conservation

    Ecosystem Services for Conservation

    Register for Ecosystem Services for Conservation and Poverty Reduction.

  • How Coffee Affects Biodiversity

    How Coffee Affects Biodiversity

    S. Amanda Caudill is currently evaluating mammal biodiversity in coffee dominated regions in Turrialba, Costa Rica. Her findings will help determine which habitat parameters are important to the mammals and shape suggestions on how to enhance the habitat.

  • Two Wren Brains Are Better Than One

    Two Wren Brains Are Better Than One

    When researchers observed activity in the brains of plain-tailed wrens while singing, they discovered something striking: In both sexes, the neurons reacted more strongly to the duet song than individual contributions — they are seemingly wired to enhance cooperation.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Notes from an Increasingly Lonely Planet:  Humongous Killer Viruses and the New Life Form

    Notes from an Increasingly Lonely Planet: Humongous Killer Viruses and the New Life Form

    In Nature|News (18 July 2013), where one can check out the latest happenings in science, we learned that when Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Aberget from Aix-Marseille University in France discovered their new species of humongous killer virus, they experienced one of the most exciting things that could ever happen to any of us – they…

  • The Greening of Business

    The Greening of Business

    Please join CERC in attending The Greening of Business: Why It’s Not Optional and How Companies Profit From It, presented by The Earth Institute and the School of International and Public Affairs Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy.

  • Study Rainforest Ecology in Puerto Rico with SEE-U

    Study Rainforest Ecology in Puerto Rico with SEE-U

    The SEE-U Puerto Rico course provides students with a total immersion experience into the ecology and dynamics of a fragile and threatened environmental system.

  • Online Course – Sustainability and Investing

    Online Course – Sustainability and Investing

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Sustainability and Investing online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Online Course – Environmental Markets: Business, Regulation, Sustainability

    Online Course – Environmental Markets: Business, Regulation, Sustainability

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Environmental Markets: The Nexus of Business, Regulation and Sustainability online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Online Course – Introduction to Environmental Policy

    Online Course – Introduction to Environmental Policy

    We are excited to let you know that CERC is offering a piloted version of Introduction to Environmental Policy online as part of our Executive Education Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Ecosystem Services for Conservation

    Ecosystem Services for Conservation

    Register for Ecosystem Services for Conservation and Poverty Reduction.

  • How Coffee Affects Biodiversity

    How Coffee Affects Biodiversity

    S. Amanda Caudill is currently evaluating mammal biodiversity in coffee dominated regions in Turrialba, Costa Rica. Her findings will help determine which habitat parameters are important to the mammals and shape suggestions on how to enhance the habitat.

  • Two Wren Brains Are Better Than One

    Two Wren Brains Are Better Than One

    When researchers observed activity in the brains of plain-tailed wrens while singing, they discovered something striking: In both sexes, the neurons reacted more strongly to the duet song than individual contributions — they are seemingly wired to enhance cooperation.