What lies beneath: Detroit River narratives emerge through schooner trips, boat building
Dec 17, 2021
DETROIT—Helping to hoist the sail on the tall ship Inland Seas was a unique experience for Leya Phinisee, a sixth grader from Flint. She and her dad, Jason, joined one of the three educational sail outings aboard the 77-foot schooner on the Detroit River that the University of Michigan sponsors for local nonprofit groups in the summer.


 Firewood is loaded into the rudimentary mud ovens, and trays of fish are stacked on top for smoking, which is done to preserve the fish. Photo by Pam Jagger, University of Michigan.
Jan 12, 2022
ANN ARBOR—Millions of workers in coastal Africa—most of them women—spend their days preserving fish by smoking them in rudimentary, wood-fired mud ovens.

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Green Resolutions
Jan 3, 2022

A new calendar year is a great time to reflect on your own personal decisions and the ways in which you interact with the world. Resolutions can help you modify your own actions, especially as they relate to the worsening conditions of climate change. Below are a few ways through which you can lessen your communal or individual carbon footprint and advance equitable environmental solutions.

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SEAS Grad Neha Srinivasan Authors Report about Healing Green Spaces
Jan 11, 2022
Neha Srinivasan (BS ’16, MLA ’20), a graduate of the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability’s Master of Landscape Architecture program, has written a report for Nature Sacred about the healing effects of green spaces.

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