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‘Safeguarding Amazonia’ Wintersession workshop addressed deforestation and technology

February 12, 2021 ・ Pooja Makhijani

The “Safeguarding Amazonia” workshop was one of the highlights of Princeton University’s first Wintersession. Organized by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) Brazil LAB and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), the workshop introduced participants to the…

PEI graduate awardee Vinicius de Aguiar Furuie wins Princeton’s top graduate student honor

February 13, 2020

Vinicius de Aguiar Furuie, a doctoral student in anthropology and two-time PEI graduate award recipient, was one of four Princeton Ph.D. candidates to receive the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, the University’s top honor for graduate students. De Aguiar Furuie has…

A world without the Amazon? Safeguarding the Earth’s largest rainforest focus of Princeton conference

October 23, 2019 ・ Pooja Makhijani

The Amazon is the world’s largest and most diverse tropical forest and the ancestral home of over 1 million indigenous peoples. How to preserve it was the centrally urgent theme at a conference at Princeton on Oct. 17-18. “Safeguarding the…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Four Ph.D. Students Awarded PEI-STEP Fellowships

May 30, 2012 ・ Carol Peters

Four graduate students have been awarded 2012 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.