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Environment

Field, fuel & forest: Fellows Friday with Sanga MosesField, fuel & forest: Fellows Friday with Sanga Moses

Posted By Karen Eng

When former accountant Sanga Moses ran into his sister on a far-from-home road carrying firewood on what was supposed to be a school day, his life changed. He knew that Uganda’s rapidly disappearing forests had big implications for the environment, but he hadn’t recognized the day-to-day effect it was having on the lives of his […]

Science

12 talks to watch this Earth Day12 talks to watch this Earth Day

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Planet Earth doesn’t exactly have a birthday. But every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — the anniversary of the moment the environmental movement went mass. According to EarthDay.org, Earth Day was founded in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, who called for a “national teach-in on the environment” after witnessing the terrible effects […]