Environmental & Human Health

These pieces explore both the health of our environment and how human activity alters key human health determinants, like air quality, food safety, water systems and sanitation.

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Alannah Nathan, Anthony Green, Climate & Energy, Environmental Health, Fall 2022, First Responders, Interviews

An Australian Firefighter on the Frontlines of Climate Change

Anthony Green is a volunteer firefighter from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, the largest fire service in the world with over 70,000 volunteers. We recently spoke with Anthony about his unique perspective as a firefighter who witnessed the devastating effects of wildfires on human life and wildlife.

September 6, 2022

Arts & Culture, Environmental Health, Melissa-Kelly Franklin, Sadie Morris

To Plan a Family: Children, Hope, and the Climate Crisis

A discussion with playwright Melissa-Kelly Franklin on having children in a climate emergency.

August 25, 2022

Biodiversity, Environmental Health, Interviews, Spring 2021, Sustainability

Hoya Hive

Georgetown students led by Lizzy Nguyen are buzzing with bee pollination

July 8, 2021