Sustainability isn’t just about the health and well-being of the planet; it’s about the health and well-being of people. From the air we breathe to the food and water we consume, the environment impacts human health. In addition to cutting-edge research that is helping improve human well-being and quality of life, NC State has programs and initiatives designed to promote wellness on campus.
Wolfpack Wellness Website
What You Can Do
1. Exercise at least 30 minues a day for a healthy, strong and sustainable you.
2. Research health impacts of ingredients in personal care and consumer products.
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ITRE Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Outdoor Trail Network
The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) partnered with the Carolina Thread Trail to perform an economic impact assessment, which showed that large outdoor trail networks of this nature can offer a worthwhile return on investment.
NC State Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable
Jonathan Casper is one of the co-authors of “Sports for Nature,” a report commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme to set a baseline for “nature conscious work” in the sport sector.
Forests Can Help Manage Water as Raleigh Area Grows, Climate Warms
Riparian buffers could help maintain water levels in parts of the Upper Neuse River Watershed, a study found.