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Habits and history determine if conservation succeeds or fails

December 20, 2018

The ghosts of harvesting past can haunt today’s conservation efforts. The conservation or overharvesting of a resource such as fish, timber or other wildlife often is determined by past habits and decisions related to that resource, according to a study…

Governments, researchers underestimate impact of inefficient land-use on climate change

December 12, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

Policymakers and researchers have underestimated the effect that changes in land management and people’s diets would have on limiting greenhouse gas emissions and countering the effects of climate change, according to a study led by Princeton University. The researchers report in…

Princeton students develop interdisciplinary project for Newark community garden

October 26, 2018 ・ Laurie Zazenski

On patch of dusty asphalt in Newark, New Jersey, sits a wooden shed topped with corrugated plastic, a safeguard from impending winter weather. But it won’t be there for long. That’s because the shed is intended to roam around the…

PEI researchers among recipients of Dean for Research Innovation Funds

April 24, 2018

PEI faculty and associated faculty were among several Princeton faculty to receive 2018 Dean for Research Innovation Funds

Community-run seafood program, Fishadelphia, links city and Shore

February 7, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

Fishadelphia will launch its pilot program Friday, Feb. 9, to help provide Philadelphia residents with access to fresh seafood from Jersey Shore fisheries.

Princeton, Stockholm University team up to explore ‘Earth in 2050’ global environment

December 7, 2017

Researchers from Princeton University and the Stockholm Resilience Centre met for “Earth in 2050: Boundaries, Obstacles and Opportunities” Nov. 12-14 to discuss key issues related to the global environment.

Farms, petroculture and the Environmental Nexus: Four new environmental studies courses and ENV 200 for Spring 2018

December 4, 2017 ・ PEI Staff

Four new environmental studies courses and the popular “Environmental Nexus” class are among the many Spring 2018 offerings from PEI’s Certificate Program in Environmental Studies. Registration begins Dec. 6.

Room for Growth: Princeton’s Vertical Farming Project harvests knowledge for a budding industry

October 31, 2017

Princeton researchers and students launched the Princeton Vertical Farming Project in April in an effort to optimize the increasingly popular field of vertical farming.

Freshman Seminar Bridges Food, Environment and Culture

July 6, 2016 ・ John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications

For decades, Craig Shelton has been one of the country’s top chefs. This spring, he took on an additional job: instructor at a Princeton University freshman seminar. After years in restaurants including Le Bernardin and Bouley in New York City…