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Extreme elevational migration spurred cryptic speciation in giant hummingbirds

Biodiversity varies from place to place because the range of climates suitable for any one species tends to be limited. The giant hummingbird appears to defy this tendency,…

May 21, 2024

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Eating and Researching Cicadas: Biologist Explains Everything to Know About This Year’s Emergence

This story is a part of our “Ask a Professor” series, in which Georgetown faculty members break down complex issues and use their research to inform trending conversations,…

May 6, 2024

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Earth Week Collaborative Holds Third Annual Celebration

The Georgetown University Earth Week Collaborative, a group organizing on-campus events to celebrate the environment, hosted their third annual Earth Week from April 21 to April…

April 29, 2024

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Outbreak Atlas Now Available

Professor Rebecca Katz recently released a new book entitled, Outbreak Atlas! Co-authored with another GU global health researcher, this book aims to translate the complex field…

April 29, 2024

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Expert projects single factor will have caused millions of deaths by end of year: ‘Nobody is counting it’

By the end of 2024, climate change will have killed around 4 million people, according to one expert, who said the number he arrived at is an underestimate… In January 2024,…

April 29, 2024

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SPOTLIGHT: GU Students ‘Get Outside’ in Earth Commons Challenge

The Earth Commons, Georgetown University’s hub for environmental sustainability, launched a month-long Get Outside Challenge encouraging students to spend more time outdoors in…

April 26, 2024

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A lesbian deity gets earthy in ‘Hurricane Diane’ at Georgetown

What happens when a lascivious lesbian has a mission to convert suburban housewives to … the climate-sustainable ways of permaculture? You won’t be able to resist either!…

April 15, 2024

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New book helps citizen scientists navigate complexities of infectious disease outbreaks

To give these new disease detectives more tools for their craft, a new book written by two Georgetown University global health researchers, “Outbreak Atlas,” helps translate…

April 10, 2024

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Surviving Scarcity: Water and the Future of the Middle East

With contributions from Dr. Marcus King, Natasha Hall's report explores how decades of entrenched inequitable and unsustainable policies have made achieving water security, and…

April 8, 2024

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Water Weaponization in Russia and Ukraine: A Conversation with Marcus King

Explore the critical and emerging issue of water weaponization in conflict zones is examined through the lens of the ongoing war in Ukraine in an interview with ECo faculty…

April 8, 2024