Ecosystems that include a variety of different life forms are more resilient, but we are currently losing species at an extremely high rates, making our ecosystems less resilient.
This project examines the inter-related facets of climate, community, health, environment, and local economy. While the project focused on the proposed Da Vinci Science City project in Easton, the descriptions below provide an introduction to the various types of impacts … more
The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (‘LVAIC’) held its third valley-wide Campus Sustainability Conference in February. Keynote speaker Shana S. Weber, who directs the Office of Sustainability at Princeton University, kicked off the day with a talk on the … more
by Joy Miller Tree branches dancing in the strong winds! Reaching and swaying in these winds. Each branch strong from the top of the trunk to the bottom of the trunk swaying in the winds! Each branch wanting to bend … more
by Matt Wolff I see them flying overhead blue sky above wetness on their skinny ankles their beaks press in the soil for food nothing near like this for them so many come from so many places a superior form … more
by Courtney Cohen My passion and desire to help the environment did not develop because I grew up on a farm or because I spent my days hiking in the woods, but rather because I was raised in New York … more
by Diane Husic Recently, I took refuge from work to visit the former site of Bethlehem Steel. This may seem like a strange place for a retreat, but when your work involves ecological restoration of contaminated sites and adaptation to … more