Climate Literacy

What is Planetary Health?  

As environmentalists, it is safe to say that the global environment is currently changing. From warmer temperatures to overfishing, our decisions have an impact on the world. This defines the core basis of planetary health.   Planetary Health is the health of human civilization and the state of the natural systems on which it depends. Planetary […]

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UMass Student Farm Off:Grid Greenhouse

The UMass Student Farming Enterprise has recently finished building an off-grid greenhouse at the Agricultural Learning Center in Amherst, MA. The National Science Foundation grant funded the project with the objective of educating students about renewable energy in agricultural settings. Throughout the past four years, interns and students have been involved with the development of

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Celebrate the Earth

Last week, the UMass Earth Day Festival brought together a diverse range of student groups including the UMass Food Recovery Network, New2U Reuse Tag Sale, the Student Farming Enterprise and the UMass Green Building Council for a day of activities, education, and fun! This year was the 46th annual Earth Day Festival at UMass. It

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