Shut it Down! Photography Exhibition & Community Conversation

Over the last few years the Black Lives Matter activist movement has attained an enormous impact across the nation. Following the murders of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice as well as the acquittal of the perpetrators, cities across the United States experienced a resurgence of protests and calls to demolish institutionalized racism. Embedded in this context, Boston experienced a distinct heightening of actions between the fall of 2014 and winter of 2015 with thousands participating in rallies, marches and die-ins.

The Future of Nature: Climate After The Paris Agreement

Join The Nature Conservancy for a talk on nature-based solutions to climate change.

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate affirmed the power of nature to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change impacts. What role can nature—through such things as carbon-storing forests, wave-absorbing salt marshes and protective floodplains—play in meeting the historic challenge of climate change? How do communities like Boston’s best use these nature-based solutions alongside engineered solutions, to adapt and thrive?

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