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Kamal Bawa’s journey to understand and protect the biodiversity of the towering Himalayas began half a century ago, when he was young and traveling into the fabled mountain range’s eastern foothills. Though desolate snow and ice lay...
“Sometimes you go out over the horizon and you don’t come back,” says photographer James Balog in the award-winning documentary “ Chasing Ice ,” as he reflects on his work documenting breathtaking footage of the world...
This is third in a series of stories about Harvard’s engagement in Latin America. MANAUS, Brazil — Walking along a path in the Amazon rainforest, several overheated travelers come across a copper-colored brook rippling under a mossy...
As part of the Harvard Kennedy School Sustainability Initiative (HKSSI) Earth Month activities, Marshall Ganz , senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School’s Hauser Center , spoke to a diverse group from the greater Harvard...
(We're pleased to share with you this summary of the inaugural Harvard Thinks Green event held on Dec 8th. written by Green Team member Thomas Lingner who works in the Harvard College Library Imaging Services Photo Studio) Last night at Sanders...
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...
Harvard University was recently recognized and ranked third on a list of 50 Colleges Committed to Saving the Planet by The College Database and the US Directory of Colleges. Harvard's Environmental Sciences and Engineering Program was recognized...
The list of recent natural disasters appears endless: hurricanes, cyclones, typhoons, earthquakes. The connection between climate change and a greater frequency of climate disasters is becoming increasingly clear. It’s also evident that those...
Few areas of life still remain untouched by academic discourse and intellectual scrutiny. The wondrous stories that painted our childhoods are no exception. On Friday, October 25, the “Sensing Wonder, Serious Play” conference graced...
Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than previous estimates, according to researchers at Harvard University and seven other institutions. Their...