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Environmental science

Alumni spotlight
Citizen scientists in bloom
Published Aug 8, 2022
Alum Ikbal Choudhury's nonprofit uses low-cost, low-resource tools to teach children about environmental science
Time to prepare for the next Harvey
Published Aug 29, 2017
Hopkins expert Paul Ferraro says leaders must do more to make sure Americans are prepared, safe / Bloomberg View
Expert: 'Unimaginable' impact from EPA cuts
Published March 17, 2017
School of Public Health's Tom Burke served as EPA science adviser, deputy assistant administrator
Environmental health
Scientists wary of coming climate policy shift
Published Dec 8, 2016
Experts discuss what Trump's global warming skepticism, pledge to revive coal mean for environmental, public health
Conservation complication
Published Aug 2, 2016 Video
Efforts to reduce water use in agriculture could end up having the opposite effect, JHU expert writes / Bloomberg View
Marine ecology
Canaries in cold seas
Published Spring 2016
One-millimeter mollusks could hold clues to the health of oceans / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Pollution solutions?
SEARCH for cleaner air
Published March 2, 2016
New center will explore how energy policies, climate change affect air quality—and our health
Maternal health
Fracking and pregnancy
Published Oct 12, 2015
Expectant mothers near hydraulic fracturing wells at greater risk for premature births, study suggests / Bloomberg School of Public Health
Power failure?
Published May 28, 2015
Analysis finds shortcomings in how regulators determine reliability of nation's electricity systems
Mercury rising?
Published April 1, 2015 Video
Dolphin study could yield insight into how mercury influences health