Category: Environmental Studies

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

Our New Frontier and Best Hope

Our New Frontier and Best Hope

David Western— Over the course of barely two centuries, subsistence herding and farming societies tied to rainfall and the seasons have coalesced into a global society and interwoven economy. Amboseli,… READ MORE

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