Recipe for an online course series: Drones in Environmental Science

Environmental News Bits

For the past nine months, the Online Duke team has been working on a new course series on unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS or drones), UAS Applications and Operations in Environmental Science, in partnership with the Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE) and instructor Dave Johnston. The goal of the… Read more → Colleges and universities Curricula/Lesson plans Data scienceRead the full story from Duke University.

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Diversifying and Decolonizing the Syllabi in Life and Environmental Sciences

Environmental News Bits

These resources may cover topics of racial justice, traditional ecological knowledge, environmental racism, and other related topics. Access the reading list The objective of this project is to develop a list of college-level resources (articles, podcasts, videos, etc) that can be used as teaching tools in undergraduate classrooms. We also seek to recognize both historical and… Read more → Colleges and universities Curricula/Lesson plans Diversity, equity, and inclusion


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Eco Method Interiors marries environmental science and design


There's no reason you can't have the design you love and help the planet too. This idea drives Eco Method Interiors, founded by interior designer Erica Reiner

New Advisory Board Members for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

Water Research & Technology

We are delighted to announce new members of the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Advisory Board. His research interests are in microbial systems, process engineering, water, energy and health sciences. Long is the Director of the Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater and a Professor in Environmental Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

IWIC 2020 – Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Prize Winners

Water Research & Technology

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology was delighted to sponsor prizes at the 6th International Water Industry Conference 2020 , which took place both online and in Daegu, Korea from the 22 nd – 23 rd September 2020. Woorim Lee (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology), for their pitch: “Elimination efficiency of halogenated methylparabens during ozonation and UV/H2O2 treatment of drinking waters”.

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Turning over a new leaf: a roundup of the best new environmental-science books

Physics World

So whether you want to bolster your understanding of the science behind climate change, catch up on all the potential solutions, or spur yourself into action with some sobering information, there’s a book here for you.

Remembering Thomas Dolan IV (1923-2021)

Academy of Natural Sciences

Fresh from college, Mr. Dolan joined the Academy and worked with renowned ecologist Ruth Patrick, PhD, developing not only a lifelong, enduring friendship with Patrick, but his defining, deep-rooted sense of environmental justice.

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Easy Tips to Ease off Plastic

Academy of Natural Sciences

Environmental Science Featured Sustainability Plastic Free July plastic pollution small actions spark big changes

Renewed call to protect Philly’s waterways

Academy of Natural Sciences

Safe drinking water obscured the need to protect environmental health. Only with the growing environmental awareness of the 1970s and the passage of the Clean Water Act did the conditions of Philadelphia’s streams and rivers begin to be treated as elemental to the city’s overall health.

Teaming Up with United By Blue for Cobbs Creek

Academy of Natural Sciences

Environmental Science Featured Sustainability Cobbs Creek cleanup Delaware River partnership United By Blue

Climate Change and Me

Academy of Natural Sciences

The science is settled.”. Today, the great majority of climate scientists and meteorologists have accepted the science. Compiled by Kathryn Christopher, Academy Manager, Science Communication and Outreach.

Environmental privilege: How recovery and rebuilding after climate disasters favors the wealthy

Frontier Sin

Gould is professor of sociology and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Brooklyn College (CUNY), and professor of sociology, and earth and environmental sciences at CUNY Graduate Center. By Dr Kenneth A. Gould and Dr Tammy L.

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Preparing for a Warmer Wetter Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

Environmental Science Featured Ichthyology People Sustainability Academy Town Square climate change Esperanza ichthyology NBC 10 Philadelphia Water Department weather

Don’t Fall for the Spotted Lanternfly

Academy of Natural Sciences

Botany Entomology Environmental Science Featured Sustainability spotted lanternfliesThe Philadelphia region escaped with fewer spotted lanternflies this summer, but experts warn now is not the time to get complacent. “Fall and winter are the most opportune time to combat them!”

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Women Voices on Climate Change, Part 2

Academy of Natural Sciences

Here is the second and final post in the series which is part of ongoing programming for Climate Year at Drexel University and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Melissa DelMonego, she/her, Chester Springs, Mom/Wife/Daughter, Environmental Advocate, Project Manager.

Holiday Gift Guide

Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences has amazing membership deals, outdoor experiences, animal encounters, dinosaur-themed gifts and more that will be perfect for the budding scientist or enthusiastic naturalist in your life. . Have someone on your list who loves science and the natural world?

Museum Innovation Fund

Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University recently launched the Museum Innovation Fund to provide seed funding to Drexel faculty and students for projects that promote conception and rapid prototyping of innovative approaches to museum learning and engagement.

Refreshed Outside In Reopens

Academy of Natural Sciences

Education Entomology Environmental Science Featured Fossil Live Animals Malacology Membership Paleontology Program Drexel co-op nature Outside In

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New Exhibitions For 2022

Academy of Natural Sciences

In the months ahead, new exhibitions will fill our galleries with exciting opportunities and engaging programs that delve into timely climate change and environmental issues focused on water.

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Eat for the Planet!

Academy of Natural Sciences

You may have to do a little homework, and the Environmental Defense Fund can help. The EDF Seafood Selector gives popular seafoods eco-ratings, mercury levels and omega-3 contents to help determine the healthfulness and environmental sustainability of each option.

Drexel Helps Set Climate Resilience Research Agenda for Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

Jin Wen , PhD, professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, is a co-lead of one of the working groups. Richard Johnson, director of Climate Year at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Vaccination, Enlightenment Values, and the Founders

Legal Planet

They shared a belief that reason, free inquiry, and science would better the human condition. ” Medicine was one area where the Enlightenment saw the potential for reason and science to improve life.

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Building a More Resilient, Just City

Academy of Natural Sciences

The program coordinates with Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management, Office of Sustainability and the newly hired Chief Resiliency Officer to address climate change impacts — flooding and sea level rise in particular — with a focus on environmental justice and equity.

Speaking Truth to Corporate Power

Legal Planet

Black, had participated in a National Academy of Sciences report that said CO 2 increases might eventually require reducing the use of fossil fuels. The same can’t be said for the corporate leaders who ignored their findings and promoted public views of climate science they knew were untrue.

Fire in the Pine Barrens

Academy of Natural Sciences

graduate research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences and PhD candidate at Drexel, has been researching different fire characteristics and its effect on ecosystems in many places, including the Pine Barrens.

Remembering the Great Auk

Academy of Natural Sciences

Birding Environmental Science Featured OrnithologyMany countries have erected memorials to commemorate the lives and violent deaths of their heroes. In the U.S.,

2011 60

Brood X Cicadas, Pt 1

Academy of Natural Sciences

Their body structures have been studied and adapted to solve some of our engineering problems in material science. Entomology Environmental Science Featured 17-year cicadas Brood X cicadas periodical cicadas

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Biodiversity is Essential in Battling Climate Effects

Academy of Natural Sciences

As a researcher at the Academy of Natural Sciences, I am a strong supporter of protecting natural areas and the importance of biodiversity for its own sake. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Ramon Margalef

Reduce Energy Use At Home

Academy of Natural Sciences

energy consumption is expected to rise by over 7% in the next 20 years, according to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Environmental Science Featured Sustainability reduce household energy tips save energy small actions spark big changes

Personal Stories, Our Stories

Academy of Natural Sciences

As the Academy begins to explore ways in which not only science, but also the arts and humanities, can fuel discussion about our evolving planet, we hope that Drowning World will invite reflection not just on the change that is coming, but on the change that is already here.

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A Decade of Drexel and the Academy

Academy of Natural Sciences

After Drexel and the Academy of Natural Sciences signed an historic affiliation on Oct. Philadelphia’s children and families have also benefited from their union through countless STEM programs, environmental programs and acts of ecological stewardship.

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Gideon Mendel: Drowning World Opens May 1

Academy of Natural Sciences

A unique photographic exploration of the impact of flooding on communities around the world due to climate events opens Saturday, May 1 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Invisible World of Water Opens Nov. 13

Academy of Natural Sciences

The first project in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ yearlong focus on water renews our appreciation for the vital element of water through artworks that combine the marvel and insight of both scientific and artistic inquiry. of Natural Sciences and?Drexel Environmental Research?after

Another Historic Climate Court Ruling in the Netherlands

Legal Planet

its district, appellate , and supreme courts decided in favor of Urgenda, an upstart environmental organization, ordering the government to more aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Environmental Protection Agency (2007) forced the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

The Fuss about Methane

Legal Planet

Background: More science than you want. Isn’t this an Environmental Law blog? Second, scientific knowledge keeps moving, so understanding of environmental impacts changes over time. Methane is getting a lot of attention in climate debates.

Join the City Nature Challenge!

Academy of Natural Sciences

By Kathryn Christopher, manager of Academy Science Communication and Outreach, and Katie Marquart, manager Academy Membership and Appeals. Mark your calendars for City Nature Challenge 2021!

Brood X Cicadas, Pt 2

Academy of Natural Sciences

You can track that yourself as your own science project using a temperature probe or even estimate it by getting the highs and lows for the last few days and averaging them. Entomology Environmental Science Featured Brood X cicadas periodical cicadas

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Study finds more microplastic in baby poop than in adult


In a recent study published in the American Chemical Society's Environmental Science and Technology Letters, scientists found 10 times more microplastic in babies' feces than in adults

Environmental Perspectives

Environmental Science

I am an environmental engineer and was a consultant on that topic for 45 years. Environmental regulation. Environmental measurement is a 2-part problem: sampling and analysis. Environmental sampling is a 3-dimensional problem, which makes representativeness even more complicated.

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College, the Student Chapter of NAEP, and Permaculture with Tim Kendzia

Environmental Professionals Radio

Welcome back to Environmental Professionals Radio, Connecting the Environmental Professionals Community Through Conversation, with your hosts Laura Thorne and Nic Frederick! Environmental Rental Corporation about College, the Student Chapter of NAEP, and Permaculture. This podcast is produced by the National Association of Environmental Professions (NAEP).

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Dept. of Energy Awards $6 Million to Univ. Professor for the Development of Biofuels and Bioplastics from Food Waste

Environmental Leader

Stephanie Lansing, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland (UMD), is leading two new grants totaling $6 million from the US Department of Energy to develop sustainable products like biofuels and bioplastics from food waste.

New study measures how nitrogen is managed in agriculture around the world

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. A new paper published in Nature Food offers the first comprehensive comparison of the most advanced international efforts to measure how nitrogen is managed in agriculture. Zhang et al synthesize results from nearly thirty researchers from ten different research groups across the world, including… Read more → Agriculture Publications

Deep Dive into Plastic Monomers, Additives, and Processing Aids

Environmental News Bits

Environmental Science & Technology 55(13), 9339-9351. Helene Wiesinger, Zhanyun Wang, and Stefanie Hellweg (2021). “Deep Dive into Plastic Monomers, Additives, and Processing Aids.” DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c00976