Bard CEP News


Bard graduate Dalia Najar– BA ’14 (Biology) and MS (Environmental Policy) ’17– made history two years ago as the youngest Executive Manager ever in her company, Farouk Systems, which produces […] Posted on 8 August 2018 | 2:56 pm


In the South Pacific, it’s no surprise that coconuts are a big deal. Their usage is endless!–from a building material, to a source of healthy fat, to handmade virgin coconut […] Posted on 5 August 2018 | 9:25 pm


I have always been enamored with the way farming unites people with the natural world. So it’s fitting that the internship I got to inform my graduate work at Bard […] Posted on 1 August 2018 | 8:37 am


Over the last several weeks I have had the pleasure of working for New York City’s Department of Sanitation (DSNY) as an Organics Outreach Graduate Intern. Most broadly DSNY is […] Posted on 31 July 2018 | 12:49 am


All the hype about Alaska is real: it is BIG, BEAUTIFUL, and WILD. I don’t know how to begin to describe it after that. Adjectives fail at capturing whatever *it* […] Posted on 30 July 2018 | 4:44 pm


Election season has officially peaked, and with 7 candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in NYS District 19, voters are finding it increasingly difficult to distinguish between the candidates’ various […] Posted on 30 June 2018 | 2:00 am


The United Nations (UN) is a leading organization addressing complex and interdisciplinary issues on a global scale. My key areas of interests focused on by the UN are conflict, disaster […] Posted on 5 June 2018 | 4:24 am


On the west coast, fire season never ends. There is almost always some fire burning in California–as is shown on this map, provided by CalFire and updated in real time. When […] Posted on 2 June 2018 | 2:41 pm


American forests are at risk. Wildfires are becoming more frequent, fire season is lasting later into the year, and fires are burning for longer. And the costs of these fires continues […] Posted on 2 June 2018 | 1:20 pm


Driving forward change in the environmental field is a large and extremely important challenge. The issues that the field hopes to address—from climate change to food insecurity—are systemic, complex and […] Posted on 6 May 2018 | 7:54 pm