Archives for "Sustainability"
Homing in on Green Design

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:33 am

Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:25 pm

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gives a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates students to take part in D.C. energy demonstration

Friday, 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.

Cornell professor to discuss global food crisis and poverty

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:03 pm

Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen offers a lecture about the impacts of globalization on poverty, food security and nutrition.

Maine farmers find a friend in Rick Kersbergen '78

Thursday, February 26, 2009 12:02 pm

When a Maine dairy farmer ponders the move to organic production, Rick Kersbergen '78 is there to ease the transition.

The Farmer's Father: Steve Hoad '72

Thursday, February 5, 2009 2:38 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad was raised by a mother who “understood that children were children,” he says. “It was expected that I would do things children do.” His outdoors experiences as a child and a desire to conserve land solidified Hoad’s dream to one day live with his family on a farm.

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

Friday, January 9, 2009 3:56 pm

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing...

Pristine isn't the dream, says geologist Matt Grove '94

Friday, January 9, 2009 12:00 pm

arly in the 1900s, two manufacturing plants in Arlington, Mass., dumped their chemical waste out back, which polluted a town-owned pond, later filled to create the high school football field.

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

Friday, January 9, 2009 11:47 am

Anna Skarstad '11 wants to be a farmer, but she's not willing to hoe that row until she understands why. And she knows that farming is hard. "It's deeper, too," she says. "It's a life."

Bates alums producing sustainable food

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...

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