While the plastic bag ban can be good for the environment, the policies need to be carefully considered to ensure its effectiveness.
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A dire new U.N. report highlights the importance of including all life in our pursuit to sustain humanity.
A show on campus investigates how trees have been used as pawns in human schemes in and around New York City.
A new book, the second in a series of primers with the Earth Institute imprint, provides an interdisciplinary overview drought, bringing together many fields including climate science, hydrology and ecology.
New research shows that the Larsen C ice shelf—the fourth largest ice shelf in Antarctica—experienced an unusual spike in late summer and early autumn surface melting in the years 2015 to 2017.
Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.
The Endangered Species Act is under attack. If we don’t protect endangered species, their extinction will impact our food, water, environment and health.
Biodiversity could suffer as result, and more carbon could be added to the atmosphere.
The students are using deep learning and neural networks to create an automated system that classifies plankton for large-scale oceanographic studies.