A new study from the Institute for Global Change Biology at SEAS found that preserving the diversity of forests assures their productivity and potentially increases the accumulation of carbon and nitrogen in the soil, which helps to sustain soil fertility and mitigate global climate change.
Did you know that getting your hands dirty in the garden can increase your serotonin levels? That’s right, specific bacterias in the soil release the happy chemical in your brain and can help strengthen your immune system. To help celebrate National Gardening Day on April 14, here's a list of seven ways to get your hands in the dirt with gardening and planting activities around town this spring and summer.
SEAS alumna Malavika Sahai’s (MS ’18) newfound interest in philanthropy blossomed just months after earning her master’s degree—when she took a position as a communications program coordinator at the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA). She has served as the director of justice and equity at EGA in New York since 2021.