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A top 10 environmental thanks

Peter Kareiva

But on the environmental front, we are constantly bombarded with stories of impending crises, environmental disasters, ecosystem collapse and species loss. Not only does this relentless doom-and-gloom depress everyone, such…


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Environment + public health: the new sustainability

Peter Kareiva

HIV, malaria, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s. When we think about health, we often think about such tragic diseases and how we can avoid them. These diseases have touched my life…


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Back to school: unlearning nine environmental myths

Peter Kareiva

I have taught these introductory courses for 30 years, and have been consistently surprised by the erroneous certainties students bring to the first environmental science lecture. Rooted not in fact…



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Why I’m coming to UCLA

Peter Kareiva

Over 40 years ago in high school, I fell in love with science and with nature. I entered high school science fairs. I took every science class I could. I…