Watch this youtube video of former John Jay MPA student Wendy Chavez  interviewing former John Jay Sustainability and Environmental Justice Program faculty member Lieselot Bisschop about environmental justice struggles of local communities dealing with powerful external forces.

Alumna’s John Jay education helped prepare her for her environmental justice work. ECUADOR The Gulf of Guayaquil endangered by socio-ecological conflicts and climate change. by Wendy Chávez[1] Ecuador is also known as the “middle of the world,” because it is …

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The Bees and We   Puzzling                The mysteriously disappearing bee,                Nourishment’s necessity, Reveals complexity.   The Bees: The commercial life of the bee:                Monocropping’s malnourishment                Absence of rest,                Pesticidal toxicity Weakening immune systems, Advantaging traditional …

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It was eerie watching the water rise slowly and steadily over the wall separating the garden from the tidal marsh at the edge of a small city in northern Florida , for the experience matched the accounts given by coastal …

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