Stories about "Sustainability"
2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:00 am

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Video: Making bread while reducing waste is Dining Services’ recipe for sustainability

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:32 pm

At home, they’re called leftovers. In the parlance of Bates Dining Services,...

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental...

From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Friday, November 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Pitting students, staff and other Bates folks against one another in a friendly quest to make recycling fashion-forward, the Trashion Show takes place every year before November break.

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:32 am

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

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