The Millet Revival and Tiger Crossings

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Because climate change and environmental problems are high on the agenda for both the public and policy-makers, science has never been more relevant to guide decisions. In this talk, Professor DeFries outlined scientific investigations aimed at addressing two urgent environmental issues in India: climate-smart agriculture that provides nutrition and a resilient food supply and landscape connectivity for wildlife in the face of rapid infrastructure expansion. Each of these issues requires interdisciplinary collaborations across engineering, natural sciences, and social sciences to inform policy and develop workable solutions for society.