By Rhea Suh Marine mammals just won protection from harmful naval sonar. It’s great news — but there’s more work to do. Ed.Note: Rhea Suh is president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Prior to joining NRDC one year ago, Rhea served as the...
FOLLOWING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S final approval of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic oil drilling, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton parted ways with her own advocacy of the administration’s long-established Arctic policy. She did so in a...
I spent the last hour transfixed by deep sea footage at the YouTube channel of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ship Okeanos Explorer. It is worth a leisurely visit. The first video presented below is from an expedition exploring Puerto...
EarthDesk, published regularly during the academic year, is the online journal of the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment (DCISE) at Pace University. John Cronin, editor.
Environmental Policy Clinic Students at Work.
Preparing oyster shells for tagging at the Billion Oyster Project, Governor's Island.
With New York State Senator Terrence Murphy (center) in Albany to discuss state policy regarding mistreatment of elephants in circuses.
Investigating turtle mortality on a Putnam County highway in Cold Spring, NY with county legislator Barbara Scuccimarra (L.).
Learning the fundamentals of aquaculture at the New York Harbor School.
Demonstrating against the use of elephants in circuses, Hanneford Circus, White Plains, NY.
Inspired by new scientific studies of the human body as a metabiome, Dr. E. Melanie Dupuis, Professor and chair, Department of Environmental Science and Studies, reimagines the American body politic through a new metaphor — digestion — opening social transformations to ideas of mixing, fermentation, and collaboration. In doing so, she explores how social activists can rethink politics as inclusive processes that involve the inherently risky mixing of cultures, standpoints, and ideas. Dangerous Digestion at Amazon.