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Tamara Steger is contributing author to the second WHO environmental health inequalities assessment report

June 24, 2019
Tamara Steger, Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, is a contributing author to the second WHO environmental health inequalities assessment report that was launched on the WHO High-Level Conference on Health Equity in Ljubljana last week. 
 
"The report documents the magnitude of environmental health inequalities within countries through 19 inequality indicators

The wolves are back!

Local attitudes towards the recently re-populated grey wolf and wolf management in Bükk National Park, Hungary

Latest proof of successful professor-student publication collaborations at the department by associate professor Brandon P. Anthony and graduate of the 2016/17 1-year Masters Program in Environmental Sciences & Policy (MESP), Katalin Tarr.

Saving Asiatic black bears requires changing local beliefs

The Malayan sun bears and Asiatic black bears, or “moon bears,” found across much of South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas experienced a dramatic decline in population in recent decades and are facing a variety of threats throughout their range. They are routinely seized from forests so as to harvest their bile, which traditional beliefs credit with magical curative powers.