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PROJECTS

April 8, 2019

PV and Bees

The goal of this research is to characterize, assess and quantify the impacts of utility-scale solar energy (USSE) installations on desert pollinators, especially native bees, and the services they provide to the plants in the ecosystems in which they live…

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April 8, 2019

LCBs Synopsis

Sustainable pathways of land use for energy are necessary to mitigate climate change and limit conversion of finite land resources needed for conservation and food production. In the United States (US), energy development is now the largest driver of land-use and land-cover change, with projections of 800,000 km2 (greater than the state of Texas) of land needed to meet demand by 2040…

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Milkweed
April 8, 2019

CSP Milkweed

To date, research on renewable energy and conservation has focused on direct (e.g., mortality) or indirect (e.g., displacement) effects of renewable energy activities on a single taxon or species; however, renewable energy development may affect entire trophic systems…

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