Jill Hamilton tells the story of a diving trip to Cozumel, Mexico, for a weeklong coral reef biology course.
By composting our food and other organic scraps, rather than throwing them away, we can actually help the environment instead of hurting it.
Unlike tax reform, healthcare and financial regulation, addressing climate change will never work as a one-party issue. We all need to pitch in to create a livable climate.
If we care about our personal wellbeing and the quality of life for generations to come, then we have to start paying attention to what’s at the end of our forks!
What an ocean dead zone near New Orleans has to do with farmland in the Midwest, and with the economics of pollution.
If you want to leave a big carbon footprint on the atmosphere, choose cremation in an electric furnace.
The Emerald Isle Woods Park offers a refuge of forested trails with a view of Bogue Sound. A 40-minute drive from the Marine Lab, this park is hidden in the suburbs of Emerald Isle near the end of the barrier island.
With camera in hand and the whole city of Durham at the edge of my lens, I recently set out to capture nature’s reclamation of the land in hidden spots throughout the city.
As an undergraduate senior eager to capitalize on my last few classes, I was drawn into this concept of meditation. Mindfulness took front and center, but it was not in my efforts to tame my wandering mind that I became so cognizant of the present. Rather, it was in my effort to become a “skilled” environmental major that an awareness of the present took hold.