Walk through the Arboretum in winter and you may hear a mating pair of great horned owls calling to one another as they prepare for nesting season. Brendan Keegan will describe the nesting habits of great horned owls and provide best practices for ethically observing these seldom seen raptors.
Nancy Johnson, School of Earth & Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, will present "When Mycorrhizal Microbiomes Can and Cannot Influence Plant Fitness."... Read more about Harvard Forest Seminar
Continuing the conversation about racial and social injustice in the nuclear field, the Project on Managing the Atom has the honor to host a discussion about the multigenerational impact of uranium mining on the environment, health, and community life of Indigenous people.
The Arnold Arboretum presents Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist Emeritus at the Arnold Arboretum, and Rosetta Elkin, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at McGill University, who will converse about the nature of urban environments.
Sharlene E. Santana, Associate Professor, University of Washington and Curator of Mammals, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, will present "Why Are Bats So Diverse? Integrating Macroevolutionary and Ecomorphological Studies to Understand the Bat Radiation."... Read more about OEB Seminar
Ashley Keiser, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, UMass Amherst, will discuss "The Hidden Biotic and Abiotic Drivers of Leaf Litter Decomposition
in Temperate Forests."... Read more about Harvard Forest Seminar
Wenying Liao, Postdoctoral Fellow, OEB, Taylor Lab and Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, will present "Fix the Global Nitrogen Cycle: From Forests to Agricultural Landscapes."... Read more about HUH/Arboretum Seminar
The Washington Post brings together epidemiologist Christopher Golden, PhD and field scientist Kendra Phelps, PhD to discuss National Geographic's new series about how scientists are piecing together cultural, medical and environmental factors to trace the origins of deadly diseases and help stave off future pandemics.... Read more about Virus Hunters
Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo, ICREA Research Professor, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Associate Professor, Universitat de Barcelona, will present "The Power of Unicellular Relatives of Animals: A New Perspective Into the Origin of Metazoa."... Read more about OEB Seminar
Join the International Land Conservation Network for a conversation with Rand Wentworth, President Emeritus, Land Trust Alliance, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS; Sadiya Muqueeth, Director of Community Health at the Trust for Public Land; and Carles Castell, Head of the Natural Areas Department, Barcelona Provincial Council and President Emeritus, EUROPARC—Spain.... Read more about ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Land Conservation, Human Health and Well-being
Paula Dobriansky, Former US Ambassador and FDP Senior Fellow; David Balton, former US Ambassador; and Fran Ulmer, former Chair of the Arctic Research Commission and Belfer Center Fellow, will examine key countries' economic and national security interests in the Arctic region and the role of the rule of law in preventing conflict alongside critical questions of governance to balance environmental, economic, and security concerns.... Read more about Arctic Security: Conflict Prevention in the High North
Diane Beckles, Plant Sciences, University of California - Davis, will present "Starch-to-Sugar and Back Again: A Critical Role for Starch Metabolism in Plant Growth, Development and Abiotic Stress Response."... Read more about Harvard Forest Seminar
Join the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative for a panel discussion on how safeguarding the rainforest can be a source of wealth, growth and justice for communities in the biodiversity hotspots of Latin America.... Read more about Vanishing Amazon