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.
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.
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.