The coronavirus pandemic provides mandatory lessons in sustainability.
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School and business closures are necessary to protect our communities, but they will cause economic pain for many.
The first question schools need to address is: How should we be presenting information on the spread of COVID-19 to students and youth?
Yanis Ben Amor, executive director of the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute, uses his background in molecular biology to fight for health care access and education in Africa and South Asia.
Because of the intertwined crises of poverty and environmental stress, the future is bleak for coffee farmers in many countries — but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Women scientists play an essential role in the Earth Institute’s mission to understand how the planet works, how humans are changing it, and how to build a sustainable future.
What the world’s worst industrial disaster can teach us about how schools should engage students on environmental issues.
A team of researchers taught social science students to test for high fluoride levels in their own villages, and experimented with creative ways to get the word out about the dangers of fluorosis.
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A new project from the Center for Sustainable Development and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will use education interventions to try to curb fluorosis, caused by high fluoride levels in drinking water, in Alirajpur, India.