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December 8, 2018

             Members of the public packed the C & P Coffee Company’s West Seattle coffee shop on December 6th to hear Dr. Clement Furlong talk about his research on Paraoxonase 1 (PON 1) and what recent findings might mean for the conservation of Puget Sound Killer Whales. The talk was part of a series of “Orca Talks” organized by Donna Sandstrom, Founder and Executive Director of Whale Trail and a member of Governor Inslee’s Southern Resident Killer Whale Task Force.

November 10, 2018

            On November 6, 2018, Lisa Hayward Watts attended a public meeting of Governor Inslee’s Southern Resident Orca Task Force (Orca Task Force) to translate research results from two UW SRP projects that have implications for orca conservation.

November 5, 2018

            The primary goal of the environmental justice movement is to involve all people in the process of developing, implementing and enforcing environmental law so that everyone receives equitable protection.

October 8, 2018

     This week Hao Wang successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis, titled "Cadmium exposure impairs adult neurogenesis, cognition, and olfactory memory in mice." Dr. Wang is a trainee of Dr. Zhengui Xia's and has contributed to UW SRP Project 2 through his investigation of the role of cadmium exposure in the development of neurodegenerative disease. 

September 4, 2018

Each September, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) honors people who have made outstanding contributions to its mission of promoting discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of society.