NAU’s eco ethos makes it a natural home to study sustainability issues.
At the Landscape Conservation Initiative (LCI), researchers help protect biodiversity in the American Southwest. Aslan, who is the associate director of LCI, explores the connection between pollinator habitats and endangered plants, working to restore a more balanced ecosystem.
Her team developed the first North American Pollinator Conservation Framework for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and presented its findings to delegates from the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The report could help protect biodiversity across all of North America.