Launched in winter 2012, the Sustainability Solutions Café series brings practitioners and scholars pioneering solutions to a diversity of sustainability problems to campus and allows them to share ideas through café-style discussions with interested members of the Dartmouth and Upper Valley community. Read more under "Initiatives Across Campus."
Marcus Welker dissecting olfactory rosettes (i.e. the noses) of juvenile Atlantic salmon at Berkshire National Fish Hatchery in New Marlborough, MA. Read more about his current research under "Our Team."
Research Associate Pallab Sarker and Research Assistant Mariah Coley '11 conduct marine micro-algae based feed experiments with tilapia in the new Life Sciences Center. They hope to improve the sustainability of aquaculture by replacing the fish oil used in commercial feeds with algae. of Read more about the Dartmouth IFES team's work and current experiments under "Our Research"!
PhD student Tyler Pavlowich works with artisanal fishermen in the Dominican Republic to provide sound scientific guidance on ecosystem-based fisheries management. His research includes detailed assessments of the fish community, coral cover, and fish harvest.
Madi Gamble '13 conducts a micro-algae based feeding experiment with Nile Tilapia in the new Class of '78 Life Sciences Center. In spring 2013, Madi completed thesis research on managing phosphorus discharge from tilapia aquaculture with microalgae-supplemented diets.
Professor Kapuscinski delivers the First Year Summer Reading Lecture to the Class of 2016 in the BEMA at Dartmouth. The book she selected, Strange as This Weather Has Been, by Ann Pancake, follows a contemporary family living in West Virginia as they cope with mountaintop removal coal mining that is destroying the environment and their way of life.
A major goal of sustainability science is to strengthen people’s capacity to transition from unsustainable interactions between society and nature to flourishing interactions. Our approach is to enhance the collaborative science and practice of sustainability through problem-driven research involving scientists and practitioners.
Stayed tune for new Sustainability Solutions Cafés and a Hanover screening of alum Dan Susman '10's documentary "Growing Cities" about urban agriculture in the United States!
In the News:
Elementa - Sustainability Transitions domain opens for submissions-- Read more!
Anne Kapuscinski receives Rachel Carson Environmental Award-- Read more!