Tag Archives: Environment

Green Solutions lead to “Peace” in the Middle East — Students lead the way

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Jan 7, 2012 One of the main premises of Earth Ethics is that we need a new set of “values” to deal with our current set of problems… and some of these problems are ancient. Recently … Continue reading

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Peace Corps proves to be life changer for volunteers

By Holly Hobbs Fairfax Times Sep. 02, 2011 Service agency celebrates its 50th anniversary Clifton resident Jenny Beth Dyess might have joined the Peace Corps to help change lives, but after two years working in Africa as a volunteer, she … Continue reading

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A Day to Celebrate Being Green

By Leslie Friday www.bu.edu/today 09.15.2011 BU sponsors sustainability festival, Carbon Day It’s a good day to be green. The University is sponsoring two events today designed to promote eco-friendly lifestyles and environmental education: the sustainability@BU Festival, at the George Sherman … Continue reading

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Is economic growth incompatible with sustainable development?

By Jo Confino Guardian Professional Network guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 September 2011 It is easier to point out the problems than find a systemic solution, but it is vital that we are able to articulate a better future In the next … Continue reading

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Update: Enjoy a Rural Nature Walk/Students, Teachers Take it Outside

By Maureen C. Belt thepatch.com August 19, 2011 Here we are, the 19th of August, and the sunflowers are in full bloom, leaning their golden faces toward the rising sun. I never get tired of the summer flowers. I hope … Continue reading

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PEI internships provide insights into environmental issues, students’ futures

By Nick DiUlio princeton.edu August 25, 2011 Several Princeton undergraduates spent this summer immersed in local environmental issues, gaining insights into both the area’s ecosystem and their own futures, by interning with four organizations focused on sustainability. The local sustainability … Continue reading

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The War Against the Environment

by Dan Farber Legal Planet AUGUST 10, 2011 Salon has a recent article entitled, “The Worst Anti-Environmental Congress Ever?” The answer is definitely yes. As someone who has lived through the Gingrich and DeLay eras in Congress, I can say … Continue reading

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Puma Responds to Greenpeace Detox Campaign

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, ‘Dirty Laundry’, profiles the problem of toxic water pollution resulting from the release of hazardous chemicals by the textile industry in China. By Raz Godelnik triplepundit.com August 12th, 2011 About a month ago, Puma, … Continue reading

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Sun Unleashes Largest Solar Flare in Years

by Clara Moskowitz SPACE.com 09 August 2011 An extremely powerful solar flare, the largest in over four years, rocked the sun early Tuesday (Aug. 9), but is unlikely to wreak any serious havoc here on Earth, scientists say. “It was … Continue reading

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Oil, gas dilemma for Blackfeet Tribe: Revenue versus environment

By TRISTAN SCOTT The Missoulian August 7, 2011 BROWNING – A dramatic expanse of snow-marbled mountains runs like a borderline along the Blackfeet Indian Reservation’s western edge, where a sea of rolling foothills intersects the rugged Rocky Mountain Front. The … Continue reading

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