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8 Black Environmentalists Who Made History

It’s Black History Month. Let’s reflect on environmentalists who revolutionized environmental justice. Not only does the sustainability movement face greenwashing, it is often whitewashed as well. Many Black environmental leaders rarely receive the same attention as non-Black scholars and activists....
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Save the Sea Lion: Community Science in the Galapagos Archipelago

Michael Weisberg is professor and chair of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the philosophy of science, especially the role of idealization in modeling. His other research includes social and cultural evolutionary theory, the nature of...
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3rd Annual Night of Lights

Night of Lights projects historical images and films from the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s archives through storefront windows and onto exterior walls. Neighboring buildings will be illuminated with colored lights as well. Night of Lights coincides with Chestnut Hill First Fridays,...
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Walking Tour of Schuylkill River History

Fairmount Water Works tour guide Sandy Sorlien leads a walk interpreting remnants of the 108-mile Schuylkill Navigation system along the Roxborough and Manayunk stretches of the river. We’ll meet at the old Shawmont Train Station on Shawmont Avenue, then walk...
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Eco-Tour: Philadelphia’s Old Waterfront

Take a walk along Philadelphia’s famous waterfront and discover its historic secrets with a local expert. This walking tour will trace Philadelphia’s old waterfront, uncovering the Wood Street Steps, old Dock Creek, remnants of Water Street, the I-95 intrusion, and...
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