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organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study

At Harvard, as part of our organic landscaping and maintenance program, staff are creating compost tea.

Help to incorporate and increase access to nature for young people.

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

Businesses and higher education institutions are increasingly setting ambitious emissions reduction targets in response to the magnitude of the climate challenge. In 2008, Harvard set an aggressive emissions reduction goal that galvanized its...

Time-spent outdoors has wide ranging benefits, and there are easy ways to integrate it into the school day.

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system — a network fine-tuned over millions of years and laser-focused on survival — help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Ann-Christine Duhaime thinks it’s entirely...