Summer webinar looks at benefits of industrialized hemp

JUNE 21: Panelists from UW-Madison, UW Health, the University of Lagos, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and the Wisconsin Hemp Alliance will join the webinar and launch of the new report, “Industrializing Hemp to Advance the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.”

Peace Corps Breakfast: Global Issues of Environment, Health & Community

Join the UW-Madison Global Health Institute and Peace Corps at UW-Madison Wednesday, September 29 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for Peace Corps Breakfast: Global Issues of Environment, Health & Community.  The seminar features Returning Peace Corps Volunteers …

Restoring mangroves in Puerto Rico supports human health and well-being

With a new coastal resilience grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla will work with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture (DPLA) …

The Costs of Inaction: The Economic Burden of Fossil Fuels and Climate Change on Health in the United States

New report on economic burden of fossil fuels and climate change co-authored by UW alumnus Vijay S. Limaye, advised by GHI Director Jonathan Patz and designed by GHI Outreach Specialist and Executive Director of the Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action Abby Lois.

Work With GHI: Apply to be a Planetary Health Postdoctoral Research Associate

The UW-Madison Global Health Institute is hiring a postdoctoral research associate who will work with GHI Director Jonathan Patz and faculty from The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Applications are due May 14. Requirements: Ideal …