A new report finds American lives could have been saved if U.S. government response had followed international best practices.
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A new study suggests that a series of environmental changes in East Africa some 320,000 years ago challenged a previous long-standing way of life for proto-humans, and produced a more adaptable culture.
Glaciologist Mauri Pelto shares his first-hand observations and knowledge about how ash from the fires could impact this important resource.
The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to advancing the understanding of critical scientific and social issues in sustainable development.
Eight nations convened to promote sustainable actions in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, a powerful move amid political struggles.
A new “escape room–like” game for kids and families offers a fun and puzzle-filled way to explore the discoveries taking place at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
An organization’s environmental performance and efforts to be good places to work and have a positive social impact are three separate concepts that should have three distinct sets of measures.
In this episode Marie DeNoia Aronsohn talks with Maureen Raymo, the interim director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, on her vision for the institution.
Youth and Greenpeace activists projected a video onto a glacier in Svalbard, following a trend of using glaciers to call attention to the climate emergency.
To measure algal blooms across large regions of the Greenland ice, and understand their effects on melting over time, scientists are turning to space.