George Mason University students launched a 1,700-plant floating wetland on Mason Pond Tuesday afternoon. The yearlong project brings together art and science students and is designed to clean the water as well as to spur ecological awareness.
Raquel Friedmann, 2015 Senior of the Year, credits her parents with teaching her that every action has an impact. Part of that credo included being good environmental stewards in their home in southern California. Composting, recycling, and gardening were part of the family’s routine.
For Charles Coats, BA Environmental and Sustainability Studies ’13, spring break in Florida is all about sun, water and good times---and for six years, he’s led alternative break trips with these thoughts in mind.