Historical view reshapes beliefs about colonization

A new study overturns long-held beliefs about the role humans played in shaping the landscape pre- and post- European colonization.

Clarisse Hart
Jan. 20, 2020 | harvard

~5 mins   

Tags: science-technology biodiversity david-foster environments-sustainability fas forests harvard-forest land-management nature-sustainability new-england

Wyss Institute lays some groundwork to protect environment with robots

The Wyss Institute has developed a sheet pile driving robot, Romu, that works in uneven terrain to build metal walls that can act as dams, retaining walls, or building foundations.

Benjamin Boettner
April 16, 2019 | harvard

~8 mins   

Tags: science-technology degraded-landscapes environmental-stewardship justin-werfel land-management land-restoration machine-ecology nathan-melenbrink radhika-nagpal romu sheet-pile-driving termes terramanus-ferromurus wyss-institute

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