Harvard owns 7,500 acres of vineyards in Cuyama Valley, California. Water scarcity threatens the future of agriculture in the region.
Some Allstonians are looking to restore a roadside strip of green land near Interstate 90 with Harvard's help after a similar attempt a decade ago failed to take root.
At the event, titled "Toxic Tales, Body Burdens, and Climatic Conundrums," speakers ranging from professors to current students spoke about issues like climate change, ecotourism, and race relations.
The new group, known as Students for Carbon Dividends, endorses the so-called Baker-Shultz plan, named after two of its signatories, former Secretaries of State James A. Baker III and George P. Shultz.
Mt. Trashmore, a towering mountain made of all of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, appeared Wednesday outside Annenberg Memorial Hall. The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) created this mountain and the numerous signs around it to draw attention to how much we throw away every day; to encourage recycling; and to give passersby tips about sustainability.
Three marine scientists discussed the detrimental impact human activity is having on the evolution of ocean organisms this past Thursday as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series.