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David Lopez-Carr co-publishes Health of the People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin Project Evaluation

David Lopez-Carr recently published this evaluation examining the evidence on the effectiveness and scalability of the Health of the People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) model of integrated population, health, and environment (PHE) community development in Kenya

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Lead author Tammy L. Elwell talks about people’s perceptions of ecosystem services can guide modeling and management efforts

HED Alumni Tammy L. Elwell is the lead author in a new article called, Using people’s perceptions of ecosystem services to guide modeling and management efforts. Here we provided the abstract of the paper. Although ecosystem service (ES) approaches are

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UCSB Geography Congratulates Sory Toure

HED alum, Sory Toure, took first place in the Remote Sensing Specialty Group at the AAG conference in an oral paper competition that spanned two sessions. SDSU Advisor Professor Doug Stowe shares, ”While his oral presentation was excellent, he sealed

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Geography remembers Dr. Jason Davis

On April 1st, 2018, Jason Davis, Assistant Professor of Geography and faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center passed away. He was a young and prolific scholar who studied the relationships between migration, development and environmental change in origin countries.

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Kevin Mwenda wins AAG Dissertation Research Grant

This past week Kevin Mwenda won the AAG Dissertation Research Grant! Congratulations Kevin! 

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Newest Undergraduate Interns join the Human-Environment Dynamics Lab

The Human-Environment Dynamics Lab would like to congratulate the three newest undergraduate interns that joined the HED Team! Congratulations to Darryl Burnett Jr, Sierra Emrick, and Sandra Dieron!

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Professor David Lopez-Carr is returning to Guatemala in Summer 2018 for Historic Data Collection

David Lopez-Carr is planning to return to Guatemala during the summer of 2018 to “build on the last two decades of previous work in the region, conducting a third round of household surveys investigating the underlying demographic drivers of out-migration

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Professor David Lopez-Carr interviewed by Oklahoma NPR station KGOU’s World Views on Interactions Between the Environment and Human Behavior

Professor David Lopez-Carr was interviewed by Oklahoma NPR station KGOU’s World Views and talked about the studies being conducted on interactions between the environment and human behavior. With this interaction it affects both aspects. Humans have a big impact on

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Professor David Lopez-Carr talks about his research in Global Population Issues in The Bottom Line

David Lopez-Carr receives the Research Excellence Award at the American Association of Geography’s April 2017 meeting in Boston for his research on human influence on the environment and population health. He was interviewed by The Bottom Line as he talks

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Kevin Mwenda receives a prestigious TA nomination for 2016-17 and multiple awards for 2017-18

Congratulations to HED lab member Kevin Mwenda for receiving a prestigious UCSB TA nomination for 2016-17 and multiple awards for 2017-18. Kevin was nominated for the 2016-17 UCSB Academic Senate Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) Award. According to the nomination letter

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