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Changing beliefs important for saving bears in Asia, research by CEU faculty and student highlights

Asiatic black bears, popularly known as “moon bears,” are facing a variety of threats throughout their range, which stretches from the Himalayas all the way to mainland Southeast Asia. They are routinely seized from forests so as to harvest their bile, which traditional beliefs credit with magical curative powers. In countries like Laos and Vietnam numerous bears are kept at so-called bear farms, invariably in appalling conditions.

Unorthodox solutions to climate change - Guntra Aistara's keynote speech at Yale

April 26, 2019

A diverse group of emerging scholars and practitioners from Ecuador, Mexico, Europe, Australia and the United States gathered to analyze “Unorthodox Solutions to Climate Change”, the theme of Young Scholars Conference, hosted by the Fox International Fellowship at Yale MacMillan Center on April 5.

Raising the bar higher in ecological monitoring

April 25, 2019

Dr. Brandon Anthony, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Dr. Tibor Kovács (Hungarian Biodiversity Research Society) have been co-teaching the highly popular Environmental Monitoring MSc course for CEU students for the past 10 years.

Central European University Announces New Vienna Campus

March 29, 2019

CEU has just announced the establishment of its new campus in Vienna, Austria. Students from several departments will spend part of the 2019/2020 Academic Year at the new campus.