Sustainability

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Is agriculture inherently exploitative and destructive, or can we learn a new way from the traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous cultures?
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Agricultural management can destroy wildlife habitat, but ecological agriculture, like that practiced by indigenous peoples around the world, can provide both people and wildlife with the resources they need.

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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ecological disturbances have long been considered destructive, but in reality, can be an essential life-giving force that maintains ecosystem health.
The George Washington University
I'm going on a necessary journey to find examples of environmental science being told as an interesting story.
Casey Trees is Re-Planting the Urban Canopy
Casey Trees is Re-Planting the Urban Canopy
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn through Casey Trees about improving our capital city's tree canopy.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT has partnered with Boston Medical Center and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation to construct a 60-megawatt solar farm on 650 acres of land in North Carolina.
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Planet Forward
Tom Lovejoy, a rainforest expert, biologist and professor at George Mason University, spoke of the “lungs of the Earth,” and how they relate to cities at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Planet Forward
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke about sustainability, and the complexity of the issue at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Planet Forward
Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, discussed the process of rebuilding her city in the wake of the city's 2011 tornadoes.  

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