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Sarah Fecht

Content Manager , Communications , The Earth Institute

BIOGRAPHY: Sarah Fecht writes and edits for the State of the Planet blog. She has previously worked as a freelance science journalist and an editor at Popular Science.

RECENT POSTS FROM STATE OF THE PLANET

Jul 30, 2020

When and How Should Schools Reopen?

It’s one of the most complicated, difficult questions of the pandemic, and there are many ways to answer it, according to Earth Institute experts.

Jul 29, 2020

8 Surprising Facts About Marie Tharp, Mapmaker Extraordinaire

Maybe you already know that she created some of the first maps of the ocean floor and helped discover plate tectonics. Here are some lesser-known facts about this history-making cartographer.

Jul 15, 2020

Children Exposed to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Suffered Physical and Mental Health Effects

Three out of five parents reported that their child had experienced physical health symptoms, and nearly one third reported that their child had mental health issues.

Jul 09, 2020

Lead Fallout From Notre Dame Fire Was Likely Overlooked

New study estimates that a ton of lead dust may have been deposited in parks, homes, and schools near the cathedral.

Jun 15, 2020

How to Disinfect Your Mask: A Step-by-Step Guide

Social distancing and mask-wearing are here to stay for the foreseeable future. This guide will help you safely disinfect and reuse some types of disposable masks.

May 21, 2020

Welcome, GlacierHub!

The website dedicated to glaciers, climate change, and indigenous cultures is moving to its own blog on State of the Planet.