February 5, 2016 12:35 pm
It’s plain that a tree without water will die. What’s not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it’s still alive.
December 17, 2015 4:18 pm
Photographs show a snowbound Bates two years ago and a verdant campus now. Is it time to say hello to El Nino?
October 12, 2015 2:21 pm
Bates College presents “standup economist” Yoram Bauman with a presentation called “Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change” on Oct. 13.
October 1, 2015 12:21 pm
The Arctic’s long polar night does not slow down the marine ecosystem — a finding that has sobering consequences for how we think about the seasons in this era of climate change.
August 28, 2015 12:00 pm
From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.
June 23, 2015 4:24 pm
Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.
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.
October 27, 2014 1:31 pm
An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.
October 24, 2014 10:51 am
New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.
May 13, 2014 8:34 am
Described as “a thought-provoking documentary about the folly of shoreline construction in the Hurricane Sandy age,” the film “Shored Up” will be shown on May 19.