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Articles 11-20 of 29
Protecting Lakes by Teaching Kids | June 5, 2012
A two-week program by Colby and the Maine Lakes Resource Center takes middle school students out on the water to learn about watershed science, runoff, and protecting lake water quality.
Colby is National Champ in Environmental Leader Tournament | April 6, 2012
The world's leading provider of environmental ERP software has named Colby its first-ever environmental studies national champion, over the likes of Duke, Purdue University, UNC Asheville, and others.
Yiyuan Qin '12 Wins Watson Fellowship | March 15, 2012
Selected as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow, Yiyuan Jasmine Qin '12 was awarded $25,000 to spend next year traveling to four continents to study river communities.
Biomass Plant Goes Online | January 17, 2012
Colby’s new biomass plant goes into normal operations this week. The plant—a key part of the College’s plan to be carbon neutral by 2015—burns forestry byproducts that would otherwise have been left on the forest floor.
Research To Be Presented in Ethiopia, in Amharic | December 8, 2011
Senior environmental policy majors researched issues in Ethiopia this fall and, with help from Professor Travis Reynolds and Abebu Kassie '14, who is from Ethiopia, their findings will be presented in Ethiopia in the local language.
Another LEED-Certified Building | November 9, 2011
Goddard-Hodgkins Hall received LEED Gold certification for the 2010 renovation that used local, recycled, and sustainably harvested materials and increased the energy efficiency of the 53-year-old building.
Conference Explores Link Between Chemicals and Obesity | October 11, 2011
Research suggesting chemicals may play a role in obesity is the topic of a daylong conference cosponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Goldfarb Center Friday, Oct. 14. Read more in the Portland Press Herald story.
Sustainability Report Highlights Green Initiatives | October 6, 2011
Colby's Sustainability Report 2010-11 samples green initiatives, starting with the new biomass heating plan and ending with charts showing a 45-percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions since 2002.
Wildlife Scientist on the Future of Conservation | September 29, 2011
World Wildlife Fund's Eric Dinerstein, one of the world's visionaries in conservation, gave students cause for alarm and reasons for hope regarding looming environmental challenges.
Young Alums' Blue Reserve Water Business Thrives | July 27, 2011
A water-cooler company started by Nick Friedman and Brandon Pollock, both '10, when they were students, is gaining traction in Maine and beyond.
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