Archives for "Sustainability"
Ecosystem of inches

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 2:46 pm

Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: "It’s a game of inches." Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.

Community Fabric

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:39 am

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.

Bates riders find ‘vanpool’ good and green, in more ways than one

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Commuters aren't usually encouraged to tool along with eyes closed, ears filled with Sinatra or The Dresden Dolls, and both hands off the wheel. But some 200 lucky Mainers can commute that way safely if they wish -- and help out the planet at the same time.

New report calls avoidance a poor green alternative

Monday, June 9, 2008 12:00 pm

A Rogers Casey Inc. researcher argues that targeted bets on "green" companies could prove superior to more sweeping strategies that purge polluters from institutional portfolios.

Community Fabric

Sunday, June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

'Responsive and willing' is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates' 1,700 students in 'significant community-based learning,' from internships to research.

Balanced Beam

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:44 am

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

More than a month old, dining Commons still a fresh Bates place

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 12:00 pm

Spring's happy arrival after a long winter manifests itself in myriad ways, which is one way to explain the giddy reactions to the new dining Commons, open since Feb. 24.

Bates is happy to have a beef with Gabe '02 and Amanda Clark '02

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 10:39 am

When Gabe '02 and Amanda Waterhouse Clark '02 bought Cold Spring Ranch in 2005, they were well aware of the task that lay ahead.

Lecture explores CO2 storage as means of mitigating climate change

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:54 am

Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled "Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave

Reimagining the North Woods: The Changing Environment of Maine

Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:00 am

Maine faces major decisions on the future of its North Woods. Decisions that will be made soon regarding development will have big implications for the environment and growth management in Maine and around the country.

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