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Sarah Hart, a senior environmental studies major, built seven bee houses for solitary bees last spring for a sustainability class.

Pitt students a-buzz for pollinator preservation

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer July 15, 2020
The Bee Campus certification commits the University to environmental preservation efforts, such as planting more native plants and designing pollinator-friendly green spaces on campus.
Students hold handmade signs in Downtown Pittsburgh at Friday's Youth Climate Strike.

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer September 20, 2019
No one knows exactly how many people participated in Friday’s worldwide climate strike, but it’s clear the number is in the millions. In Pittsburgh, the youth-led protest brought hundreds Downtown.
Leandra Mira (left) and Sarah Hart (right) of the Pittsburgh Youth Climate Strike.

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer September 16, 2019
Leandra Mira has been leading Fridays for Future in Pittsburgh since June. Now, she and her fellow organizers are getting ready for this Friday's national youth climate strike.
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