Sustainability Archives - State of the Planet

Students Study Conflict and Collaboration at Bears Ears

This year’s Clinic on Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management focused on the Bears Ears National Monument, conducting research to explore how the management of public lands contributes to peace and conflict among stakeholders in the region.

by Emma Venarde |August 12, 2020

Celebrating the Sustainability Management Program’s 10th Anniversary

The M.S. in Sustainability Management program is excited to celebrate its tenth anniversary this fall. Learn more about its history and future.

by |August 4, 2020

Saving New York’s $3 Billion Environmental Bond

If we believe in our future and in our ability to come back from this catastrophe, the environmental bond act deserves our continued support.

by |July 27, 2020

Pod of the Planet Ep. 7: Oiled and Spoiled

Ten years ago today, the broken pipeline from Deepwater Horizon was finally capped after spewing 168 million gallons into the Gulf of Mexico over 87 long days.

by |July 15, 2020

Coming Soon? A Brief Guide to 21st-Century Megadisasters

A Q&A with Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, author of a new book on potential future calamities, and how they may play off one another.

by |July 14, 2020
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How Do You Measure Innovation in Sustainable Development?

New research analyzes how four countries are utilizing individually tailored platforms to develop economically and sustainably.

by Rachel Kirk |July 14, 2020
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How Urban Transport is Changing in the Age of COVID-19

The pandemic is changing how we get around. Emergency response measures and experiments around the world offer lessons for sustainable mobility and resilience strategies going forward.

by |July 10, 2020

To Bring Back Endangered Fish, This First Nation Is Claiming Environmental Management Authority

After eulachon populations in the Bella Coola River of British Columbia crashed two decades ago, the Nuxalk Nation has made a concerted effort to strengthen its management authority — and hopefully bring back the culturally significant fish.

by |July 9, 2020
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Workshop Will Teach the Basics of Community Organizing

On July 14, the workshop will teach young people how they can take their passion and individual activism to the next level.

by Tara Stafford |July 6, 2020

Environmental Justice and Economic Recovery

An American infrastructure revitalization program could put people to work while improving the efficiency and quality of our communities and economy.

by |July 6, 2020