Stories about "Sustainability"
Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:00 am
See Bates students on the Trashion runway in fashions crafted from cardboard boxes, name tags, plastic bags, transit cards, zero-balance gift cards, face masks, newspapers, paper banners, bubble wrap, sticky notes, and paperback book pages.
Thursday, September 28, 2023 3:14 pm
After about a year of construction, the juice has started to flow from a solar array of nearly 18,500 photovoltaic panels that Bates established in the Maine town of Skowhegan.
Video: ‘A beautiful place’ for Beverly Johnson and students to drill into the science of blue carbon
Friday, September 8, 2023 1:47 pm
Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences Beverly Johnson savors the outdoor work - and data - gathered by a team of research students who studied blue carbon sinks with Johnson this summer in four Maine salt marshes.
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 10:47 am
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the first ever regional assessment of the blue carbon. “It’s groundbreaking and a true joint project," said Beverly Johnson, Bates Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences, a co-author of the new report.
Friday, August 4, 2023 3:45 am
Bates students are among the first in Maine to use state-of-the-art technology to better understand the potential of coastal "blue carbon" to help mitigate effects of climate change.
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 7:23 am
Greening the grid: Bates’ latest sustainability project involves a 20-acre solar electricity array 60 miles from campus in the Maine town of Skowhegan.
Friday, November 18, 2022 9:59 am
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” as the proverb goes, and students took it to heart — and to the runway — during the 16th annual Trashion Show, and the first in-person edition since 2019.
Friday, November 11, 2022 2:06 pm
This interactive photograph depicts the goings-on at the bike garage on Frye Street.
Friday, November 4, 2022 8:46 am
In directing a play with a message about climate change, Kush Sharma '23 explains how theater can be a way for people to feel they can "be part of change."
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 10:44 am
Environmental history is too often written without acknowledging the presence, passion, and stories of the Black people in it, and storyteller and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney aims to change that.