Michael Tlusty, associate professor of sustainability and food solutions in the School for the Environment, explains why seafood's health and environmental benefits make it a smart choice for American consumers in this essay for The Conversation.
Scientists have developed a tool that can determine if a group of chemicals is present, expanding the search for pollutants and acting as a warning system for monitoring efforts, according to Dr. Helen Poynton, at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the School for the Environment hosted its 8th Annual Environmental Symposium. The event was held virtually due to COVID-19. All the posters can be viewed at the SFE Earth Day Symposium 2020 Poster Gallery.
During the Distinguished Faculty Lecture, the first joint winners of the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Service, Ellen Douglas and Paul Kirshen, shared what they’ve learned with respect to climate change over the course of 12 contracts and grants related to climate change management. “Sadly, the story never gets better,” Douglas said.
Jack Wiggin will be awarded the American Planning Association Massachusetts Chapter’s (APA-MA) 2018 Distinguished Service Award on December 14 for his many outstanding contributions to advancing inspired planning in our state and region. Wiggin is a professor of practice in the School for the Environment.
School for the Environment women featured by Women Mind the Water as part of Smithsonian Museum on Main Street story telling road show.
| October 15, 2018
Up on SoundCloud you will discover stories from around the U.S. as part of the Be Here series supporting the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street "Water/Ways" traveling exhibit. Look for School for the Environment women throughout all of the water stories.
Recognized by his peers for his "outstanding contributions in ocean optics and ocean color remote sensing and breakthroughs in underwater visibility theory," Professor Zhongping Lee was inducted as a fellow of the Optical Society of America on September 17, 2018.