Archive: Environmental Justice

28 Articles

Environmental Justice
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Green Commons Award Recipient: Georgetown Women’s Center

A review of the outcomes from a Green Commons award to the Georgetown’s Women’s Center for a study on the sustainability of menstrual. …

April 19, 2024

Environmental Health
Environmental Justice
Jennifer D. Roberts
Spring 2024

Don’t Get In The Water: Blue Space Racism and the Drowning of Black Bodies

Professor Jennifer D. Roberts of University of Maryland School of Public Health discusses the prevalence of blue space. …

March 25, 2024

Biodiversity
Brian M. Griffiths
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Food, Culture, and Conservation in Maijuna Lands

A creative nonfiction piece by Assistant Professor Griffiths on his research with Peruvian Indigenous.…

March 15, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Marcus King
Spring 2024

Climate Change and the Water Weapon: How Rising Temperatures are Expanding the Footprint of Conflict

Georgetown Professor Marcus King delineates the implications of water crisis on conflict across the…

March 8, 2024

Barwendé M. Sané
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Remembering Ecologist Yacouba Sawadogo: 2020 Champion of the Earth’s Inspirational Legacy

Georgetown Postdoctoral Associate Barwendé M. Sané discusses the legacy of the ecologist Yacouba.…

February 22, 2024

Biodiversity
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Fall 2023
Madhura Shembekar
Summer 2023

Extinction Rebellion: Inciting Controversy–and Conversation–Since 2018 

Extinction Rebellion, a U.K.-based, radical environmental group, uses public acts of civil disobedience to spark conversation about the climate.…

September 21, 2023

Environmental Justice
Fall 2023
Food & Water
Summer 2023
Yuki Kato

Urban Cultivation Matters

Urban farms provide a variety of social benefits to the communities that tend them by challenging capitalistic systems of social inequity. However, growers face a host of…

September 1, 2023

Candice Powers
Environmental Justice
Spring 2023

Stewardship of Oceans Should Belong to the First Nations People

First Nations People have sustainably stewarded the oceans for centuries. Now modern practices must make room for them to lead in a sustainable mariculture. …

June 20, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Sadie Morris
Spring 2023

Dismantling Dams for Decolonization

Sadie Morris (SFS '22) discusses the removal of dams on the lower Klamath on the Oregon-California border and the dams' broader significance in the environment and the legacies…

May 4, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Shelby Gresch
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Hello Hoya Harvest

Shelby Gresch reflects on what role the Hoya Harvest, Georgetown's newly opened campus farm, can play in the growing practice of urban agriculture and how it can contribute to…

April 28, 2023