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Bees
Half a dozen undergraduates took short, hesitant steps as they headed onto a small section of the Pforzheimer House roof. Li Murphy was the exception. The energetic junior moved directly toward a small, colorful hive brimming with bees, and quickly...
Food mpg chart

Gary Adamkiewicz, senior research scientist at HSPH, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

Environmental health scientist and instructor Gary Adamkiewicz tells us what to watch out for in our foods.

Want Greenhouse Gases with that?

Every time you choose a meal with less or no meat you have a positive effect on the environment!

By itself, seven-eighths of a gallon isn’t much, but when you have dozens of bathroom fixtures that save that much water with every flush, it quickly adds up to big savings, both in water usage and in utility bills. As part of Harvard’s...
They may seem an unlikely place to go searching for environmental and economic benefits, but the replacement earlier this year of 25 bottled-water coolers in Widener, Lamont and Pusey libraries with eight filtered-water dispensers has resulted in...
Co-founders Victor Cruzate (left) and Andreas Birnik (right) If you’re like us at the Harvard Office for Sustainability you care about your carbon footprint and hope to make a difference in the fight against climate change. But if you’re...
Juicy, tangy, tart. These were some of the adjectives used to describe the wide array of apples at this year’s Apples and Honey tasting event at Pforzheimer House. On Sunday evening, two long tables in the house dining hall were adorned with...
Members of the student-run Environmental Action Committee recently kicked off the Beyond the Bottle campaign on Harvard’s campus. Harvard undergrads Kristen Wraith and Danny Wilson started the campaign last semester following the example of...
Harvard Law School students have prevailed in a two-year battle to lift restrictions on the installation of solar power in Mass.