Stories about "Environment"
For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

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

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:52 am

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

A captive adult male Cercopithecus lomamiensis. Photograph by  Maurice Emetshu.
Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

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

Kate Paladin '15 speaks about her experience as Otis Fellow during an EnviroLunch in New Commons on Jan. 17, 2013. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:41 am

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

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

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen...

Theologian Celia Deane-Drummond
Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

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.

Worcester Business Journal profiles environmental CEO Wilk ’82

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:37 pm

The Worcester Business Journal offers a Q-and-A interview with Lisa Farrell Wilk...

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:04 am

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.

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is...

Newburyport Daily News profiles Humane Society state director Fox '03

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:10 pm

The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of...

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