Nicholas School Blogs

Harvesting Earth’s bounty

Humans appropriate about 40% of all terrestrial plant production for various purposes

Geo-engineering II:  The sea

if we added iron to a large area of the world’s oceans, we could dramatically lower the level of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere.

Alice Paul and the Importance of National Heritage Sites

A few weeks ago, my team and I visited one of the newest national parks sites: The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument.

The Last Expedition: Vatoharanana

At times, this last expedition felt like a much-needed vacation. Again, we were graced with good weather and had sunshine […]


Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.

Surreal Connections

There is a dire need for water security in our world.  This truth led me down a path of science in order to fully understand and assess how to get millions of people access to safe water.

Prepping for field work

I came to the Nicholas School to learn how to work on environmental issues at a community level. I decided […]

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