How do you minimize collateral damage in the war against disease-carrying mosquitoes? “In the long run, we need to think about better ways to control mosquitoes than applying chemicals,” says IES Ecotoxicologist Tham Hoang, PhD.
Blizzard conditions have hit the camp at Standing Rock as the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will not give a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri River. Healing Earth Editor & Environmental Ethicist Michael Schuck discusses his experience at Standing Rock with WBEZ's Worldview.
Sierra magazine, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, today released its tenth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. This year, Loyola placed #7 nationally out of 202 schools ranked.
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An established ecologist and conservationist, Zahina-Ramos spent five years cultivating his own backyard food garden in the heart of South Florida. Here, Zahina-Ramos talks about the benefits of urban gardening, Loyola’s commitment to sustainability, and how the little things people do for the environment can make a big impact. John Zahina-Ramos, PhD joined the IES faculty this Fall 2016.
Theresa Johnston joined the IES faculty this Fall 2016. Here, Johnston talks about her ecotoxicology research, her stint working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and her love for composting.
Environmental Studies and International Studies double-major Olivia Urbanski knew she was in her dream class when her instructor Skyped in guest lecturers from the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNCCC) also known as COP21 in early December. "We were talking to people in Paris telling us how the negotiations were going as they were happening."