Back home in Long Island, I had the opportunity to go seal-watching at Cupsogue Beach Park, where the Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. (CRESLI) has been monitoring populations of seals and cetaceans since 2004.
Part 2 of this series provides a taste of the complex discussions facilitated at a conference on environmentally and socially responsible international investment held at Duke Kunshan University, where participants reached across disciplinary boundaries as well as geographic ones.
In the first of a 3-part series on the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI), I introduce the context of the Belt and Road, and ask some of the burning questions raised at this fall’s conference on environmentally and socially responsible international investment held at Duke Kunshan University.
Being a Coastal Environmental Management student, I eagerly joined the Ocean Policy Working Group (OPWG) at the start of fall semester.
This year’s Living Planet Report feels particularly alarming, as it repeatedly cites 2020 as the pivotal year by which we must move beyond “business as usual” if we are to reverse a drastic decline of natural systems.
Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) technology utilizes high pressure and temperature conditions to transform human and animal waste into safe drinking water. A prototype being tested on Duke’s campus has the capability of treating waste produced by 1,000 people.
As shocking as watching people walk around the Bay Area with surgical masks on due to smoke and horrendous air quality, it is starting a discussion. When public health and environmental issues become visible, the results of climate change become relevant.
With the Duke Conservation Society, I recently visited the Carolina Tiger Rescue, a 55-acre sanctuary in Pittsboro, North Carolina, that is home to tigers, lions and more.