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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...
From the calming and relaxing properties of lavender, to the antiviral offerings of lemon balm the Harvard Countway Community Garden offers a wealth of medicinal herbs in the heart of Boston’s urban medical area. On September 27, a bright and...
Students and faculty push for the elimination of flame retardants in dorm furniture.
Harvard undergraduates are approaching sustainability in their coursework from a variety of angles. On Wednesday, students in the course Environmental Science and Public Policy 77 showcased how they have been learning to view environmental...
Harvard students demonstrated their commitment to sustainability this past summer all over the world and in many different ways. Through entrepreneurialism, advocacy, internships, volunteerism, and education, they promoted a healthier environment...
A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
In the US, the average person is exposed to more than a hundred chemicals from personal care products before leaving the house.
We’ve heard arguments about the environmental disadvantages of eating red meat. We’ve also heard about the possible health impacts. Christine Korsgaard, the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, stresses...