Stories about "Sustainability"
Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

Wednesday, April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, "Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas," Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

Environmentalist to discuss 'Mao's War Against Nature'

Thursday, April 12, 2001 3:15 pm

Environmentalist Judith Shapiro will discuss Mao's War Against Nature: The Lessons for Today Monday, April 30, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Bates College continues series on ecology and politics of Maine forests

Friday, November 17, 2000 2:02 pm

Bates College concludes its nine-part series "The Ecology and Politics of Maine Forests" with two final talks in November and December. Environmental planner Joshua Royte of the Nature Conservancy will discuss "St. John River: Conservation and Management" at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. Jennifer Melville of Trust for Public Land will discuss "Conservation Easements" at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend these 80-minute talks free of charge.

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Tuesday, November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.

Leading environmental lawyer to speak at Bates Nov. 8

Friday, November 3, 2000 1:42 pm

William Shutkin, one of the nation's leading environmental lawyers and social entrepreneurs, will discuss "Avoiding a Planet of Weeds: Environmentalism and Development in the 21st Century." at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College.

Bates to hold panel discussion on forestry referendum

Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2:39 pm

"Voting on the Future of Maine's Forest," a panel discussion on the statewide forestry referendum "An Act Regarding Forestry Practices," will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this presentation sponsored by the Muskie Archives Speakers Series free of charge.

Environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill to speak at Bates

Thursday, October 19, 2000 2:23 pm

Environmental activist and writer Julia Butterfly Hill, who spent two years living in an ancient California redwood tree to protect it from loggers, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates College Receives Maine Development Foundation's Champion for Economic Growth Award

Friday, September 1, 2000 2:54 pm

The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) presented its 2000 Champion for Economic Growth Award to Bates College at the organization's 22nd annual meeting held in Lewiston on Sept. 12.

Volpi wins inaugural Stanton Environmental Award

Tuesday, June 20, 2000 1:59 pm

Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college's efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.

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