October 2017

October 12, 2017

When she was young, Julie Guthman’s father enforced “intense food restrictions.” Even treats had to be good for you — whole-wheat cookies, carob chips, honey that tasted “horrible.” What that meant in practice was that she had to visit her friends’ houses...

September 2017

September 21, 2017

New England is in danger of squandering its conservation “second chance,” according to the authors of a new Harvard Forest report. The region, heavily deforested in colonial days, is today one of the most densely wooded in the world, thanks to forests that regenerated over the past 150...

September 15, 2017

Climate change knows no borders. As temperatures and seas rise, ecosystems change, and extreme weather patterns affect communities around the globe, insights that help identify solutions to these challenges are being had in every corner of the world. Five undergraduate women from Harvard College...