sustainability

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Launch of the Climate Equity Collaborative 

The impacts of climate change are complex, intersectional, and constantly evolving. Everyone is affected.  Over the past decade, we’ve gradually come to terms with life in a changing climate. Extreme … Read more

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2022 Wood Furniture Scorecard Reveals Promising Trends in Responsible Wood Sourcing

One of the greatest  threats to forests  is environmentally harmful and unsustainable logging practices — including illegal logging, which is an epidemic in some parts of the world. The furniture … Read more

Floodplain Restoration

Funding Nature-Based Solutions through FEMA’s BRIC Program

On August 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that 53 projects were selected as a part of the second annual Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) national competition. … Read more

Campus Race to Zero Race highlights many different ways to practice sustainability on-campus.

How College Campuses got Creative Reducing Waste in 2021

Each year the Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly RecycleMania) program calls for best practice case studies from campuses across the U.S. and Canada to showcase programs and strategies in … Read more

Return of Brood X Cicadas

A Short Celebration in the Sun Americans are about to experience a rare phenomenon for the first time in 17 years: the return of Brood X periodical cicadas! Last seen … Read more

Can Cities Capture Too Much Water?

Returning items to circulation has more than one meaning at the Central Library in Austin, Texas. In addition to holding thousands of books (and seeds!), this much-celebrated community project captures … Read more

EcoCareers Conference 2019 Provides Insight and Inspiration

Making a difference for wildlife and the environment can take many forms. For some students, embarking on their first internship or job search can be full of trepidation–but EcoCareers is … Read more

Sustainable Squires: Sustainability Education and Practice in Newburgh, Indiana

The students of Castle North Middle School (CNMS) located in Newburgh, Indiana are working hard to make their school a more sustainable place to learn and take action.  Through a … Read more

4 Ways Higher Education Can Lead for Climate Action in 2017

Amidst disinformation campaigns aimed at teachers[i] and a federal retreat from domestic and international climate solutions, U.S. colleges and universities play an even more important role than ever in upholding … Read more

Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coaches

Great Year for Greenpoint Eco-Schools

As 2016 comes to a close, the teams of Brooklyn’s four Greenpoint Eco-Schools are celebrating a year of great progress! The dedicated team of Sustainability Coaches across PS 31, PS … Read more

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