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2022 round-up: What to do about feral cats in Columbia County

According to wildlife and conservation expert Pete Marra, feral and stray cat colonies have a negative impact on the ecosystem, the lives of humans and the health of pet.…

December 30, 2022

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Starving seabirds on Alaska coast show climate change peril

The seabirds are struggling because of climate-linked ecosystem shifts — which can affect the supply and the timing of available food — as well as a harmful algal bloom and a…

December 14, 2022

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Georgetown Wrapped: Look Back at 10 of Georgetown’s Memorable Moments of 2022

The university launched the Earth Commons, Georgetown’s Institute for Environment & Sustainability, to accelerate action, research and education on the most pressing…

December 14, 2022

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces 2022 – 2023 Social Impact Programs

The Ferry Tales Project is a collaboration with the International Programming department at the Kennedy Center, Caitlin Cassidy (Lead Artist), The Earth Commons—Georgetown…

November 28, 2022

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COP27: Georgetown Community Acts on Climate Change at UN Conference

Georgetown’s Earth Commons Institute and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab) brought a performance piece to Sharm el-Sheikh that was developed at…

November 28, 2022

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District Launches Website to Promote Sustainable Living

“Tools like the website are essential for individual households to participate in reaching D.C.’s Zero Waste goal by 2032," said Earth Commons faculty Gina.…

November 20, 2022

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VIEWPOINT: Address Environmental Justice at Georgetown

"As Georgetown University students trying to address the climate crisis, we should acknowledge the privilege of our surroundings and seek input from communities that have felt…

November 3, 2022

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Physical, landscape, and chemical properties of Amazonian interior forest mineral licks

A new paper co-authored by ECo faculty Brian Griffiths undertakes the largest survey of Amazonian mineral licks to date to determine the landscape, physical, and chemical…

October 21, 2022

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What can reparations for slavery look like in the United States? One man has ideas

Andrew Delbanco's National Endowment for the Humanities held its 50th annual Jefferson Lecture, titled "The Question of Reparations: Our Past, Our Present, Our Future," addresses…

October 20, 2022

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People With Disabilities Left Out of Climate Planning

Over a billion people in the world are living with a disability, according to the World Health.…

October 14, 2022