Archives for "Sustainability"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, January 9, 2009 3:56 pm
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing...
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.
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."
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm
The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...
Tuesday, 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.