School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) master’s student Esha Biswas (MS ’23) is combining her knowledge of ecology, the arts, and education to help the Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) reimagine their Freeman Environmental Education Center (FEEC) as part of her master’s practicum.
Carbon dioxide is known to have a fertilizing effect on plant growth, and the gas is often added to greenhouse crops to help improve yields. Climate scientists have suggested that this same CO2 fertilization effect—acting on planetary rather than greenhouse scales—could help offset global warming by promoting the growth of trees and shrubs that store carbon released by the burning of fossil fuels.
Ivette Perfecto, the James E. Crowfoot Collegiate Professor of Environmental Justice at the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS), has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.
March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate than by honoring some of the important women working in the environmental movement today. Here at SEAS, there are many phenomenal women who are making a difference in our world.
Kat Shiffler (MLA ’21) began volunteering at the Farm at St. Joe’s soon after landing in Ann Arbor to pursue a master’s degree in landscape architecture at the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS).