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The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability is dedicated to the development of a rich, robust and vibrant world within which we can secure a sustainable future. Through a diverse array of strategic partners in science, education and outreach, the center builds unique programs that promote human well-being through the preservation, restoration and management of biodiversity and the services our ecosystems provide.

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A team of scientists, led by Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez of EICES, has come to the delta to find out how Rosario and her fellowcaboclos – the people of mixed bloodlines who live here – are adapting to rising tides.
In Academic Minute (a daily segment syndicated on NPR stations), Dr. Shahid Naeem, Director of EICES, examines humanity’s struggle to coexist with the natural environment.