June 2014 Posts

Neisa Cazaubon

Josh Fain

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CLCC Intern 2014

Josh Fain is currently a Master’s of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The focus of his academic work is exploring interdisciplinary methods of policy creation and landscape level conservation. His interest include developing and employing analytical frameworks that draw on social and natural science methods in order to craft comprehensive and just policies. While interning at IITF, Josh will be mapping key working lands stakeholders and exploring issues of climate vulnerability in partnership with the USDA Caribbean Climate Sub Hub and the Caribbean Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Before beginning his master’s degree, Josh received his Bachelor’s of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia and spent eight years working for the US Forest Service in Fire Management in numerous locations throughout the US. Originally from Northwest Georgia, Josh enjoys running, cycling, rock climbing, and scuba diving.

Lia Nicholson

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CLCC Intern 2013

Lia Nicholson interned with the CLCC during the summer of 2013 from the Yale School of Forestry & Environment, where she was completing her Master’s degree in Environmental Management with a specialization in policy and governance of social-ecological systems. Her studies focused on climate change-related issues, from ecological responses to sea level rise and global governance for mitigation and adaptation. Now a recent ’14 graduate, Lia has a summer position at the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) in New York until September 2014. Following her UN-NGLS internship, Lia will return to her home country of Antigua and Barbuda as a Gruber Fellow—a post-graduation award in Global Justice and Women’s Rights. With the support of this fellowship, Lia will manage a community-based climate change project with the Environment Division in the Government of Antigua & Barbuda.