Stories about "Environment"
Australian research suggests human potential to change environment

Monday, August 8, 2005 10:59 am

Why did one species disappear while the other survived? The simple answer is diet. Genyornis couldn't adapt to radical changes in the available food supply, while the emu could, according to a geological study published in the July 8 issue of Science magazine and co-authored by Bates geochemist Beverly Johnson.

Between two majors, Bertrand ’05 has found a world view

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 12:25 pm

A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand '05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.

Penn State geoscientist to discuss abrupt climate change

Thursday, March 10, 2005 9:22 am

Richard Alley, whose book "The Two-Mile Time Machine" offers surprising conclusions about Earth's climate, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled "Abrupt Climate Change, the Greenhouse Effect, and How We Can Make Money Cleaning up After Ourselves" Thursday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates creates Environmental Task Force

Tuesday, July 6, 2004 2:08 pm

At the request of college President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, students, staff and faculty at Bates College have created an environmental task force.

Earth Day event draws 4,000 Lewiston-Auburn residents

Friday, April 30, 2004 3:39 pm

More than 4,000 barbeque meals -- a new record -- and 6,400 gladiolus and lily bulbs were distributed to all comers Thursday as Bates invited its Lewiston and Auburn neighbors to its annual Earth Day celebration.

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

Tuesday, April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to "Affirming Our Community," an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.

Five Bates College students receive Philip J. Otis Fellowships

Thursday, April 8, 2004 3:28 pm

Five Bates College students have received Philip J. Otis Fellowships to support exceptional research into the relationship among individuals and societies and the natural world, the Dean of the Faculty's office at Bates has announced.

Bates students awarded Phillips, Otis fellowships

Thursday, April 8, 2004 3:08 pm

Twelve Bates College students have been awarded fellowships to support unusual off-campus research.

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the "Environmental Economics" course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Impacts of exotic marine species at issue in Bates College lecture

Monday, March 22, 2004 9:38 am

Jim Carlton, a marine scientist at Williams College, will discuss the effects of exotic marine organisms on both the ecology of near-shore environments and the people who depend on those environments at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in Carnegie Science Hall, Room 204, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

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