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what do cherry pie and carbon pollution have in common?

6/14/2012 // By Carol Oldham

Last night in Boston experts from the Environmental Protection Agency, Harvard, the Union of Concerned Scientists, CERES, and Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light to talk about carbon pollution. The conclusion? We have to do something, and the EPA’s proposed carbon […] Read more >

Shamu, San Diego, CA. Credit: Patty Mooney

Injecting Social Sciences into the Climate Movement

6/11/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

What do the boomerang effect, the deficit model, and the Shamu principle have to do with helping reduce our carbon emissions? What about the foot-in-the-door effect, spillover, and the single-action bias? Turns out that these and other insights from the […] Read more >

South Korea Broadens International Green Campus Movement

6/8/2012 // By Julian Keniry

In just three years, South Korea’s Gyeonggi-do Association for Green Campus Initiative (GAGCI), has become one of the world’s hubs for advancing international higher education for sustainability. The association held its third global green campus forum on May 24-25, 2012 […] Read more >

Ohio’s Steelhead and Walleye Left At Risk

6/4/2012 // By Marc Smith

Today, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill (press release) that fails to protect Lake Erie’s rivers and impairs our rights as hunters and anglers and the public’s use of waters within the Ohio Lake Erie Basin. (Marc Smith Testimony […] Read more >

Wind and Wildlife Supporters Come to Boston

6/1/2012 // By Carol Oldham

Supporters of Cape Wind and offshore wind as a solution to dirty energy and climate change had a great hearing wednesday in Boston about the Cape Wind project and  the contract for NStar to buy a large chunk of the […] Read more >

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Great Outdoors Month

6/1/2012 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

It’s an election year, and you know what that means: Republican and Democrats have a hard time agreeing on much of anything. Thankfully, enjoying the Great Outdoors is an exception to that rule.  Today is the start of Great Outdoors […] Read more >

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Delta Study Confirms Later Duck Seasons

5/30/2012 // By Larry Schweiger

This recent study confirms what has long been observed by hunters: later duck harvest seasons. Read more >

Green sea turtle on Hawaii's Punalu'u beach. Credit: Flickr (The Shifted Librarian)

Righteous is the Turtle. Protect Him!

5/17/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

The green sea turtle slowly clambered onto the black sand beach on the Big Island of Hawaii. Unconcerned with the small group of onlookers, the turtle found a nice spot to rest and soak in the morning sunshine. Nearby, another […] Read more >

You have the force…

5/10/2012 // By Jen Fournelle

Within you to reduce your energy usage!  UNC Asheville made a flashy video starring Flash, Energy Commander to encourage students to conserve energy during Campus Conservation Nationals.  UNC Asheville had five buildings participate, with some pretty steep competition.  As a […] Read more >

STEM Leaders Agree on Relevancy of Environmental Education for Kids of Color

5/7/2012 // By Hillary Tipton

Whether it’s at the elementary, undergraduate or professional level, we have a long way to go when it comes to diversity in the “STEM,” or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career fields. That much is clear. What may be less evident, […] Read more >