Sustainability in the News

NYT > Environment

<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. Murdered After Defending Thailand’s Environment

    A series of photos enshrine Thai activists at sites where they were killed after opposing powerful economic interests.
    Mon, 23 May 2016 03:00:43 -0400http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/23/murdered-for-defending-thailands-environment/?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Galápagos Islands Gain a New Guardian as Ecuador Moves to Protect the Park

    Africa Berdonces, 30, is the new director of Galápagos National Park and Marine Reserve, one of the world’s most significant environmental posts.
    Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/23/world/americas/galapagos-islands-ecuador-environment.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. City Bees Stick to a Flower Diet Rather Than Slurp Up Soda

    An entomologist investigated whether bees prefer flower nectar or sugary soda.
    Sat, 21 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/21/science/urban-bees-diet-flowers-soda.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

In the Spotlight

Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins

Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.

Learn more about JHU solar

 

Ideas in Action

Think before you print.

Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.