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Fall 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers in a variety of administration, communications and research roles.

by Minji Ko |August 14, 2020

The Coming 5G Revolution: How Will It Affect the Environment?

5G, the next generation of cellular network technology, is imminent. How will it help or harm our environment?

by |August 13, 2020

Post-Pandemic Globalization

Authoritarian and nationalistic forces may be seizing on COVID-19 as an opportunity to restrict people and businesses to stay within their borders, but in the long run, the forces of technology, economic development and human curiosity will not be contained.

by |August 10, 2020

Earth Institute Funding Programs Now Accepting Proposals

The Earth Institute is now accepting proposals for Earth Networks (three-year working groups formed around one interdisciplinary topic), and Earth Frontiers (seed funding for interdisciplinary projects).

by |August 5, 2020
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Summer Stars Lecture Series Begins With a Message of Hope

In a talk last week, celebrated conservationist and photographer Cristina Mittermeier shared her quest to save the sea.

by |August 3, 2020

Scientific Literacy, Technology and COVID-19

We need a more mature and sophisticated approach to utilizing scientific expertise in decision-making.

by |August 3, 2020

Pod of the Planet Ep. 8: Marie Tharp’s Girl Talk

In this episode of Pod of the Planet, we celebrate the life of Marie Tharp and the inspiration she has been and continues to be to many scientists today.

by |July 30, 2020
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To Battle COVID and Climate Change, NYC Should Invest in Cycling

New York has the potential to be a model for how cities around the country can employ bicycling to improve environmental conditions and quality of life for residents.

by Josh Cooper |July 29, 2020
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Internship Opportunity: Assist With Outreach for the All Ivy Career Fair

The Earth Institute seeks three interns to work remotely to support the first-ever virtual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair.

by |July 24, 2020
Marie Tharp with one of her maps

Join Us in Celebrating #MarieTharp100

July 30 marks 100 years since the birth of Marie Tharp, a pioneering geologist who created some of the first maps of the ocean floor. We’re celebrating her achievements and legacy with blog posts, giveaways, and more.

by |July 23, 2020