IES Alumni Savannah Webb ('16) used her Urban Agriculture skills and her psychology major while working at the Global Garden Refugee Training Farm. More than 40 families from Bhutan and Burma work the formerly vacant one-acre plot growing organic fruits and vegetables and selling them in Chicago.
Blizzard conditions have hit the camp at Standing Rock as the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will not give a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri River. Healing Earth Editor & Environmental Ethicist Michael Schuck discusses his experience at Standing Rock with WBEZ's Worldview.
How do you minimize collateral damage in the war against disease-carrying mosquitoes? “In the long run, we need to think about better ways to control mosquitoes than applying chemicals,” says IES Ecotoxicologist Tham Hoang, PhD.
Environmental Studies and International Studies double-major Olivia Urbanski knew she was in her dream class when her instructor Skyped in guest lecturers from the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNCCC) also known as COP21 in early December. "We were talking to people in Paris telling us how the negotiations were going as they were happening."