Ecology and Biodiversity

2020 Dec 08

Observations on Urban Nature




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.

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2020 Dec 03

OEB Seminar

3:30pm to 4:30pm



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

2020 Nov 23

HUH/Arboretum 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

Summer Undergraduate Research Fund

The Center for the Environment’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fund provides financial support for student research projects related to the environment. In the context of this program, 'environment' refers to understanding the relationships and balances of the natural and constructed world around us, with a particular emphasis on understanding how anthropogenic activities and policies affect the environment, including the intimate relationships between energy use and demand, environmental integrity and quality, human health, and climate change.... Read more about Summer Undergraduate Research Fund

The Environmental Fellows Program

"Harvard is committed to fostering the development of talented scholars with an interest in environmental research. The Environmental Fellows at Harvard work with some of the University's leading faculty, creating linkages across research disciplines and professional schools, and benefit from all that Harvard has to offer."

—Dan Schrag, Director
Harvard University Center for the Environment

The Harvard University Center for the Environment extends a warm welcome to the 2020 class of Environmental Fellows: Meir Alkon,...

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2020 Oct 30

Virus Hunters




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

2020 Oct 21

Arctic Security: Conflict Prevention in the High North

4:00pm to 5:00pm



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

2020 Oct 23

ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Land Conservation, Human Health and Well-being

9:15am to 10:45am



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

2020 Oct 14

Vanishing Amazon

12:30pm to 2:00pm



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