Stories about "Sustainability"
Friday, October 11, 2019 11:00 am
A teachable moment during the Global Climate Strike prompts a veteran Bates professor to examine her history of activism.
Friday, September 27, 2019 11:07 am
The words are right there in the Bates mission statement: a call to "informed civic action." And it played out in Portland last week as Bates students took center stage at the Global Climate Strike.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:45 pm
In a 2019 book, Bates lecturer Miller calls for a fundamentally new approach to the conversation about living sustainably.
Friday, September 13, 2019 8:53 am
Twenty miles off the Maine coast on Matinicus Isle, where Eva Murray ’85 has lived for 30 years, ”if you have a problem, you gotta fix it yourself.”
Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24 am
Bates economist Nathan Tefft and his colleagues wondered: Would a price subsidy on organic fruits benefit wealthy households at the expense of poorer ones?
Caitlin Cleaver named director of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and Shortridge Coastal Center
Friday, August 16, 2019 8:28 am
With extensive experience at the intersection of research, education, and conservation, Cleaver is "the right leader at the right time” for Bates–Morse Mountain and Shortridge, said Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.
Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:02 pm
Sypitkowski runs Baxter State Park, an icon of summer in Maine and home to the state's tallest mountain.
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:30 am
Sewall shares takeaways from the conservation area, including the role of "blue carbon," the toll of climate change, and the value in letting nature take its course.
Friday, July 12, 2019 10:12 am
A century ago, Bates' solid plan to own a southern Maine forest and run a forestry program became a "hopeless undertaking."
Friday, June 28, 2019 1:06 pm
The hundreds of people who entered Underhill saw a cornucopia of college life, from a wall of bedding to a pile of yoga mats to electric kettles and an Egyptian drum.