Food summit examines sustainability, health, and justice

According to a summit on food production, diet, and sustainability, humanity needs to refocus on a diet that encompasses sustainability and social justice.

Clea Simon • harvard
Feb. 20, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  science-technology  all-aces  american-farmland-trust  and-forests  atyia-martin  climate-change  enviroment  environments-sustainability  farms  fisheries  food  food-pyramid  food-solutions-new-england  global-warming  harvard-forest  harvard-law-school  harvard-pilgrim-healthcare-foundation  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  inc  kennedy-school-of-government  naima-penniman  obesity  planetary-health-diet  soul-fire-farm  university-of-massachusetts-club  walter-willett

Panel discussion honoring James McCarthy brings experts and innovative ideas to campus

Experts from Harvard and beyond gathered Monday to discuss the oceans’ plight in a warming world, offering hopeful solutions despite the often bleak assessment prompted by warming, pollution, acidification, and coral bleaching.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Sept. 19, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  science-technology  alvin-powell  aquaculture  carbon-sequestration  climate-change  coral-bleaching  daniel-schrag  fisheries  harvard-university-center-for-the-environment  james-mccarthy  jane-lubchenco  jeremy-jackson  ocean  pollution

At Harvard, shark researcher documents surge of great whites off Cape Cod

For the past decade, scientist Greg Skomal and a team of researchers have been tagging and studying great white sharks off the Massachusetts coast. He hopes his work tracking the sharks’ movement, biology, and behavior will help shed light on the giant predators, help protection efforts, and perhaps reduce their encounters with humans.

Colleen Walsh • harvard
April 3, 2019 ~7 min

Tags:  science-technology  cape-cod  colleen-walsh  greg-skomal  massachusetts-division-of-marine-fisheries  sharks

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