Stories about "Sustainability"
NBC affiliate reports on $2.5 million gift for local, natural, organic foods

Friday, September 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates' purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.

$2.5 million gift helps inspire food-awareness initiative at Bates College

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:00 pm

An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college's already high use of local, organic and natural food.

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young '73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

Bates earns high marks for environmental sustainability

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College has been notified it received a top score, along with 10 other U.S. colleges and universities, in a "Green Rating" system developed by test preparation organization Princeton Review and ecoAmerica.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, 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.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, July 7, 2008 9:30 am

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in...

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.

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