Environment & Conservation

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No Napkin Left Behind: Why Zero Waste Matters

In December, we hosted the first-ever Chicago Community Climate Forum. This event, which took place on the eve of the North American Climate Summit, brought together nearly 1,500 community members and 70 organizations under one roof—an encouraging sign of Chicago’s commitment to take action against climate change.

A man looking for something on a rocky coast next to bright blue water

Planning and Prospects: Will We Find the Mysterious Clams?

This is the seventh in a series of posts by Associate Curator of Invertebrate Zoology Janet R. Voight as she heads out on an expedition to Norway. There, she and colleagues will look for a wood-boring clam, Xylophaga dorsalis, to study its, well, poo.

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