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Advancing Tropical Forest Restoration for a Sustainable Future

Tufts University 474 Boston Ave, Medford, MA, United States

Tropical reforestation has been recognized as an important tool in combating climate change as young forests can potentially take copious amounts of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Yet restoring forests on infertile or degraded soils, the soils most likely targeted for restoration, can be particularly challenging. Smart Reforestation® is about planting the right trees […]

Subsistence and Persistence: Constructing Pasture in Koobi Fora, Kenya

Tufts University 474 Boston Ave, Medford, MA, United States

Mobile pastoralism – in which communities raise livestock herds by moving between shared grazing areas – is a common subsistence livelihood in arid and semi-arid lands. Recent studies have emphasized the disruptive and creative role of mobile pastoralism in the maintenance of grassy ecosystems and their biodiversity. This talk will introduce an interdisciplinary study investigating […]

Regenerating Life Film Premiere

Tufts University 474 Boston Ave, Medford, MA, United States

Regenerating Life is a three part documentary that highlights the importance of biodiversity and natural ecosystems in regulating the climate. John Feldman shares his journey through the science and the stories that helped him see the climate crisis in a whole new light. Visits with Vandana Shiva, Navdanya, Karen Washington, farmer/activist; Co-owner Rise&Root Farm, Leah  and Naima Penniman, Soul Fire […]

$50

Gastronativism: The Politics of Food and Sustainability

Tufts University 474 Boston Ave, Medford, MA, United States

The table unites and divides: it connects those who get to sit around it and excludes those who have not been invited. In recent decades we have witnessed the rise of gastronativism, the ideological use of food to determine who belongs and who doesn’t in a community. Diverging approaches to sustainability in the food system […]

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