Stories about "Environment"
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.

Director presents toxic comedy about vinyl siding

Friday, February 27, 2004 12:34 pm

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Judith Helfand screens her documentary "Blue Siding," a serio-comic expose of vinyl siding, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the 96-minute screening, co-sponsored by Bates Hillel and the Environmental Coalition, free of charge.

Georgetown nature photographer shows Arctic images at Bates College

Friday, January 9, 2004 10:03 am

Georgetown photographer Will Richard, a frequent traveler to the Arctic and leader of an environmental studies seminar at Bates College in 2002, returns to the college to present a slide lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Smedley Lounge, Environmental Studies House, 111 Bardwell St.

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Monday, December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year's hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.

Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Thursday, October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled "Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth" at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.

Weekend of events to celebrate Bates-Morse Mountain

Sunday, October 26, 2003 3:48 pm

A play, a special presentation and a hike this week will continue a series of events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bates College's stewardship of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, 600 acres of land that include Maine's last undeveloped barrier beach.

'Life in Expanding Universe' is poet's Otis Lecture topic

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:37 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Nationally acclaimed poet Pattiann Rogers to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:39 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Lectures explore Russian wilderness, Sichuan art, social impacts of science

Friday, February 14, 2003 2:32 pm

Four lectures in the coming weeks offer provocative, enlightening views on topics ranging from Chinese art to a feminist view of science and values. All four lectures are open to the public at no charge.

Load more