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The first of three Wisconsin Academy Environmental Breakfast Series online presentations for fall 2020 features Dr. Jonathan Patz, John P. Holton chair of Health and the Environment and Director of the Global Health Institute at UW-Madison. Dr.

Dr. Jonathan Patz discusses the ways climate change and disturbed ecosystems can influence emerging pandemics.

Last summer, when Wisconsin Academy Executive Director Jane Elder and I began planning programs and publications around the United Nations 21st Conference of the

I want to bring awareness to the issue of sustainability and climate change from a different perspective—our health.

Infectious, deformed proteins called prions, known to cause chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer, can be taken up by plants such as alfalfa, corn, and tomatoes, according to new research from the National Wildlife Health Center

In his Academy Evening talk Jonathan Patz, professor and Director of Global Environmental Health at UW–Madison and lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, outlines how global climate change—including warming t

One Wisconsin nurse will never forget a patient she treated several years ago. When the patient woke up from surgery for a hysterectomy, she asked the nurse when she could start trying to get pregnant.

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