Category: Environmental Studies

Familiar Stranger

Familiar Stranger

Sumana Roy—  It seems so natural, in dreams and folk tales, that humans should be reborn as trees. On a bus to nowhere, I sat next to a man who… READ MORE

Earth Day Reading List

Earth Day Reading List

Celebrate Earth Day with must-reads on climate change, conservation, the environment, and more. “Indispensable. A must read for anyone who cares about the ocean and understands the integral role it… READ MORE

COP26: BIG IDEAS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

COP26: BIG IDEAS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Daniel Esty, editor of A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future explains the Zero Carbon Action Plan and talks about why A Better Planet is relevant for the discussions arising from COP26. Greenhouse… READ MORE

Becoming Organic in the Himalayas

Becoming Organic in the Himalayas

Shaila Seshia Galvin— These days, the word organic typically conjures notions of food that is natural, pure, and ecologically produced. Recent decades have seen the rapid expansion of organic agriculture,… READ MORE

Invasive Mice and Engineered Genes

Invasive Mice and Engineered Genes

W.M. Adams and K.H. Redford— On Gough Island, a steep speck of land deep in the South Atlantic, giant mice eat albatross chicks as they sit on their nests. They… READ MORE

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