Educational sustainability doctorate offered at UW-Stevens Point

UW-Stevens Point has a long history as a leader in sustainability practices. With a widely respected School of Education and a nationally known College of Natural Resources, it is an ideal home for a doctoral program in educational sustainability. The program – the first Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability in the country and the first standalone …

In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on

Read the full story at Ensia. In many fisheries around the world, lack of disposal options means old fishing gear finds its way back into the marine environment, where it haunts our oceans as “ghost gear” with devastating impacts. Some 640,000 metric tons (705,000 tons) of fishing gear are lost or discarded in the ocean …

Why boards and C-suites should fuse sustainability with strategy

Read the full story in GreenBiz. A growing number of the world’s largest companies are turning to sustainability as a strategic lens to help anticipate and navigate the complexity of the international economy, meet the expanding expectations of a growing global middle class and manage the heightened risks to their businesses from environmental and social …

Webinar: Closing the Environmental Literacy Gap

Thu, Apr 27, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CDT Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4908490767765669634 Experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will join The Nature Generation, a nonprofit aiming to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, in a comprehensive discussion on our nation's environmental literacy gap. We …

Webinar: Tools for Building More Resilient Communities with Solar+Storage

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3311546884826104578 Could your community benefit from clean, reliable power? In this webinar, Clean Energy Group will reintroduce the concept of building more resilient communities through the deployment of solar PV combined with battery storage (solar+storage). In addition to an overview of what resilient …

Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

Read the full story in The Conversation. One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled fields undermined the Roman Empire and other ancient societies around the world. Other agricultural myths hinder recognizing the potential …

UCSF Chemical Industry Documents Archive Goes Live

Via the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. The UCSF Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Archive is well-known an widely used by tobacco control researchers and advocates, as well as people interested in a wide range of other topics, such as global warming deniers (many of who have histories of working for Big Tobacco). …