On Sunday night, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated in Flint, Michigan, the city facing a devastating lead-contamination water crisis. For several Northeastern students, as well as professor Daniel Faber, the debate hit home on a very personal level, as the environment is central to a grassroots political initiative—called Environmentalists for Bernie.
Austin Gallagher, MS’10, founder and president of Beneath the Waves, a nonprofit dedicated to conducting conservation-based research, was selected as one of 2016’s top 30 scientists under 30 years old.
The once 75-foot-high snow pile hovering over the Seaport District brings the issue of surface-water pollutants into plain view, says Northeastern associate professor Ferdi Hellweger.
Beach Sisters, an outreach program at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center designed to help underserved school-aged girls develop scientific inquiry and citizenship skills, received an award at the Massachusetts State House on Monday.
Kelsey Julius, AMD/SSH’12, says fish waste could transform the urban farming industry. Her venture, Fish Your Food, aims to harness the power of a new urban farming technique called aquaponics to grow and market organic produce.
Through one of Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break programs, 11 students ventured into the Florida Everglades to clean up trash and remove invasive species from the environment.
Hosted by the College of Science, the Sustainable Cities Conference will bring together world leaders to discuss the fragile state of marine ecosystems.
The well-known consumer advocate, who spoke at Northeastern on Wednesday, urged students to challenge the status quo.
The western and southern United States is currently experiencing the worst drought since 1988. We asked Auroop Ganguly, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, to explain the effects of climate change on drought and its impact on the environment.
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of environmental engineering, was awarded the Environmental Merit Award by the EPA in recognition of his work to make the Charles River swimmable once again.
…and she’s trying to get Northeastern students mad too. Because maybe if people are mad enough, she said, they’ll start making changes. Gibbs, a nationally renowned environmental activist and executive […]
Master’s degree in hand, Northeastern alumna wins competitive presidential fellowship to work on federal high-speed rail project