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Pandemic quiets the earth

August 06, 2020

BC researcher Alan Kafka and an international team reveal COVID-19 shutdowns markedly reduced Earth’s seismic “noise.”

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Unearthing history

November 06, 2019

Boston College researchers pinpoint the source of the unique chemical composition of volcanic rocks.

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New EES doctoral program

September 12, 2019

BC's Earth and Environmental Sciences program will welcome its first doctoral candidates.

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Honored for work in children's health

September 06, 2019

Global Observatory on Pollution and Health Director Phil Landrigan, M.D., will receive the Rodale Institute's Organic Pioneer Award.

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Our polluted planet

July 12, 2019

Led by acclaimed epidemiologist and public health champion Philip Landrigan ’63, a new BC program takes on a global killer.

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Oceans in peril, humans at risk

December 03, 2020

Widespread ocean pollution threatens the health of more than three billion people, an international scientific coalition led by BC researchers reports.

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Pandemic quiets the earth

August 06, 2020

BC researcher Alan Kafka and an international team reveal COVID-19 shutdowns markedly reduced Earth’s seismic “noise.”

Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Our polluted planet

July 12, 2019

Led by acclaimed epidemiologist and public health champion Philip Landrigan ’63, a new BC program takes on a global killer.

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Ice Age still at work

January 30, 2019

It continues to shape sea level variations along the East Coast, BC researcher Carling Hay and colleagues report.

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New Global Observatory on pollution, health

October 02, 2018

In partnership with U.N. Environment, the BC observatory will track efforts to control pollution and prevent related diseases.

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School of rocks

January 05, 2021

BC Earth and Environmental Studies Chair Ethan Baxter is making videos to get kids interested in geosciences.

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Research for change

December 12, 2016

BC's third annual Advancing Research and Scholarship Day focused on the environment and society.

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Research for change

December 12, 2016

BC's third annual Advancing Research and Scholarship Day focused on the environment and society.

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The clean lab

December 05, 2016

The new Center for Isotope Geochemistry will enable interdisciplinary study of earth processes across billions of years.

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Tracking turtles via drone

February 16, 2016

Carroll School of Management student Branick Weix helped researchers track endangered sea turtles.