Archives for "Environmental Studies"
March 24, 2009 9:50 am
“The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty,” a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.
March 19, 2009 4:31 pm
In season, Peters and a part-time employee hand-harvest up to 8,000 shellfish weekly from the riverbed acreage that Peters leases from the state. Currently wholesaling through a distributor to restaurants in Boston and elsewhere, Peters will begin retailing in 2009 as Norumbega Oyster Inc. to diversify his clientele and boost revenues.
March 12, 2009 11:40 am
On March 12 and 13, two decisive actors in the effort to curtail global climate change offer back-to-back talks at Bates College.
February 27, 2009 3:09 pm
Fifty Bates College students are among an estimated 10,000 young people from around the United States who will gather in the nation’s capital on Feb. 27 for a four-day summit supporting immediate action on climate, energy and economic issues.
January 7, 2009 12:40 pm
The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the recent Bates Magazine with “The Maine Course,” a…
January 6, 2009 11:03 am
“You need to look at the whole food system” instead of the input-output view that typifies much of U.S. agriculture, says Alan Hunt ’03, an agricultural policy analyst at the Northeast Midwest Institute.
November 1, 2008 9:20 am
Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.
October 20, 2008 11:40 am
Historian of science at the University of California, San Diego, Naomi Oreskes gave a lecture on the science of climate change and the notion of scientific consensus. (Total length: 1:16:12)
October 8, 2008 9:00 pm
“What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?”
July 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River 10 years ago.