Archives for "Environment"

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Wednesday

February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Wednesday

December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

Peninsula Daily News features garden project led by Ellen Sabina ’09

Peninsula Daily News features garden project led by Ellen Sabina ’09

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen Sabina ’09 to create a vegetable garden at…

Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

With climate change looming as a great challenge of this century, theologian Celia Deane-Drummond will call for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to the phenomenon in a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Tuesday

November 8, 2011 8:37 pm

Worcester Business Journal profiles environmental CEO Wilk ’82

The Worcester Business Journal offers a Q-and-A interview with Lisa Farrell Wilk ’82, president and CEO of Capaccio Environmental Engineering…

Wednesday

October 5, 2011 10:04 am

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 1:10 pm

Newburyport Daily News profiles Humane Society state director Fox '03

The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, who…