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Convening for Solutions

Bringing the right people together to advance solutions

Having someone with a critical eye who knows the science but also how things work on Capitol Hill, someone who can say ‘that’s too much jargon’ or explain the proposed legislation or the constraints—that’s an invaluable service that COMPASS provides.

~ Dr. Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Scientific Synthesis

Making sense out of science

Bridging Communities

Working with journalists, policymakers, & community leaders

Scientists Changing the World 

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A Chained Earth

A Chained Earth

The environmental history of the southeastern United States — as in many parts of the “New World” — was irrevocably changed by the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. European colonization decimated Indigenous and Native communities, and the need for resources and cheap labor...

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Lessons in Leadership

Lessons in Leadership

My journey with COMPASS began 12 years ago, when I was a newish Program Officer at Wilburforce Foundation, trying to find ways for science to more effectively inform conservation. We quickly developed a rewarding partnership: I was able to support COMPASS in expanding...

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