Professor of Biology Miles Silman will speak on how sustainability can drive the local economy at an event held by the Technology Council of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce as part of "Real-World Sustainability in Winston-Salem: Solving Today's Environmental and Energy Challenges."
Join us on Wednesday, October 9th at 4pm in Winston Hall, Room 126 for a lecture by Professor of Biology and CEES Director Miles Silman. Silman will speak about Earth’s biological diversity and how many crucial ecosystem services are being harbored in tropical forests, chief among them the vast forests of the Andes and Amazon. But [...]
As a conservation biologist researching biodiversity in the Amazon Rain Forest, Professor of Biology, Miles Silman, has been a de facto part of the sustainability movement since beginning work on his doctorate nearly two decades ago. Yet he admits that he “just didn’t get it” until a confluence of events made him see his research and [...]
The university has recently approved a new interdisciplinary center to promote critical thinking and effective action across the fields of renewable energy, biodiversity and ecosystem conservation, environmental policy, human behavior, social influence, enterprise, and environmental markets. The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) seeks to unify the various environmentally and socially-minded groups of academics on [...]