Sustainable Environments Articles & Blogs
July 20, 2015
Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, but there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption. “Political Ecologies of Meat” (Routledge, 2015), co-edited by Clark University Professor of Geography Jody Emel, examines these issues from various perspectives, including...
May 11, 2015
The 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows were introduced at Clark University and also welcomed by some past NOAA Fellows, on April 28.
May 4, 2015
(From left to right) Brian Kane '15, Alex Marshall '16, Olivia Isom '17 and Barbara Garcia '18 repaint the railings outside the Jacob Hiatt Magnet School.
April 2, 2015
Clark University students spent last week attending lectures and films, and participating in competitions and giveaways as part of a coordinated campus-wide effort to honor and celebrate Mother Earth.
February 23, 2015
Amanita muscaria (Courtesy, Francis Martin)
Major funders support George Perkins Marsh Institute research on coastal risks and climate-change adaptation
February 9, 2015
Flooding occurred in Waterford, Connecticut, during Hurricane Sandy, October 2012. (Maureen Fitzgerald/Town of Waterford)
Student researchers present key findings on beetle infestation's impact on Worcester's environment, policies and people
August 15, 2014
"Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets. Shade was abundant and the neighborhood looked lovely. Now our area is barren and depressing." This is one Worcester resident's response to a survey question posed by student researchers at Clark University, who, for the past three...
Clark University geography program earns prestigious Sussman Foundation support for Ph.D. student researchers
April 4, 2014
The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has awarded more Ph.D.s than any other geography program in the United States. The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has been selected to join a prestigious group of institutions that receive funding from the Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation for U.S.-based...
Clark University doctoral candidate in geography awarded prestigious international research fellowship
October 8, 2013
Clark University Ph.D. student Pheakkdey Nguon was presented with an IPCC research fellowship award, on Sept. 30, in Monaco. Clark University doctoral candidate Pheakkdey Nguon has been awarded a $40,766 fellowship from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to fund a year of research of the Reducing...
February 26, 2013
Clark University geography student Yelena Finegold Clark University student Yelena M. Finegold, a senior in the Graduate School of Geography, will travel to Rome for a prestigious Forest Futures summer internship with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO).
October 15, 2012
Professor Bebbington In the developing world, social movements led by urban, rural and often indigenous people who are opposed to projects they regard as inappropriate and exploitative can be very effective, according to recently released (Oct. 10) findings based on research led by Anthony Bebbington, Higgins Professor...
June 27, 2012
View from the Northeast Science Station, East Siberia. (Photo © Karen Frey)
May 8, 2012
James Salo Like most alumni facing a milestone reunion, James Salo '02, M.A. '03, is looking forward to catching up with friends and faculty he hasn't seen since his commencement. But Salo has an additional reason to anticipate Reunion 2012 — he will be honored with the annual Young Alumni Award. "It's really special,"...
January 12, 2012
Students enrolled in The Sustainable University course pause for a photo with Jenny Isler, Clark Campus Sustainability Coordinator (front row, second from left), and IDCE Prof. Jennie Stephens (third from left). Rain gardens, e-transcripts, faculty transportation — even making the most of a severe October blizzard — were...
July 18, 2011
For fourth year, Clark undergrads selected for ‘Rising Stars’ Arctic field program A barge serves as home base, laboratory, and transportation for Polaris Project scientists and students. (Karen Frey/2010) Two Clark University undergraduates are in Siberia with an international team of scientists, including students...