Environment

Environment

Biology professor Hilary Callahan and student intern Rivkah Blutstein '12 discuss the newly planted Sibyl Levy Golden '38 Ecological Learning Center, which will serve as an outdoor classroom beginning this fall.

 

This summer, six Barnard students are interning at the Black Rock Forest Consortium, a nature preserve in the Hudson Highlands where a variety of environmental research projects are underway.

Following the April 5th panel "What's Water Worth? Hydrofracking and its Impact on New York City, please join us for part two: a screening of GASLAND followed by a Q&A with director Josh Fox and special guest Joe Levine, held by The Earth Institute and Columbia Environmental Law Society in partnership with the Barnard Eco-Reps.

On April 5, students, faculty, and members of the community gathered to hear from a panel of experts on hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” a controversial process of fracturing rocks to stimulate the release of natural gas.

The Diana Center at Barnard College has achieved a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.