In 2011, The Atlantic Cities (now CityLab) covered newly elected Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s declared “War on Sprawl;” in explaining his push for smarter growth within the Old Line State, O’Malley spoke to the magazine regarding the state’s pivot from encouraging low-density development towards a smarter growth model:
“We’ve seen our population increase by 30 percent over the last 40 years, but the amount of land we’ve consumed has increased by 100 percent. When you look at the map and...Read More
Looking for something to do this semester? Do we have a list for you.
Below is a list of just some of the sustainability-related events happening on campus this semester. Join us!
Climate Change, Water and Winter in New England Event: Jan 28
Colleagues’ Luncheon: 12:30-2pm; Gregg Hall, Rm 320
Event: 5-8pm; MUB Granite State Room (light refreshments provided)
Contact: Amy Cunningham, Discovery Program, email@example.com
Film screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary Chasing Ice, the...Read More
I first sat down to write this post as one blog entry. I quickly realized, though, that this topic has many layers, and focusing on each in shorter entries will be better. Daughter and wife of hunters, lover of venison, I want to share the ways hunting connects people firsthand the effects of climate change, and teaches a deeper appreciation for meat and food. We’ll also explore the stereotypes and stigmas to hunting I’ve experienced, and look at its history and culture as well. Hopefully by...Read More
Congratulations to Chris, Jocelyn and Catie for winning the Earth Day contest we held today with @UofNH! All three students told us they do great things for the environment, from carpooling to using reusable water bottles and coffee mugs to starting a new sustainability and business student group.
At UNH, even our Wildcat knows how to go green, drinking tap water out of a reusable bottle. Happy Earth Day from UNH!
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Sustainable Stories: A Reporting Project by Students in the UNH Journalism ProgramSustainability is not an easy word to spell, let alone cover in the fast-paced world of today’s journalism.
But UNH Assistant Professor Tom Haines and his English 66: Advanced Newswriting class tackled the topic with flying colors this spring via Sustainability Stories at sustainu.org. Their stories of real people and issues in the Seacoast area cover everything from...Read More
Lots going on this week in celebration of Earth Day!
You can find a full list of UNH Durham events HERE.
Questions? Contact SEAC's Earth Day Coordinator, Fiona Gettinger, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNH Named to Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges
For the fifth year in a row, UNH was named one of the nation’s most sustainable colleges by The Princeton Review.
UNH was chosen based on its commitment to sustainability in academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. UNH is included in the free downloadable book “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition,” available at www.princetonreview.com/green-guide.
On behalf of...Read More
The UNH Sustainability Stewards and UNH Cycling Team have united to offer a FREE bike clinic TODAY from 11 AM - 2 PM outside the MUB. Bring your bike for a tune-up and then sign up for our month-long Wildcat Commuter Challenge starting May! You could win prizes for commuting sustainably to and from UNH!
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UNH Sustainbility Stewards Announce Wildcat Commuter ChallengeThis May, don't be part of the 85% of UNH faculty and staff who drive alone to work. Prepare to leave your car behind - and win big prizes by doing so!
The UNH Sustainability Stewards, a faculty and staff group on campus committed to educating their colleagues about sustainability practices and issues, is hosting its first Wildcat Commuter Challenge for UNH faculty and staff this May and June...Read More