1. SPOT

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    This is a short documentary video about the San Pedro Ocean Time-series (SPOT) project, which is an ongoing oceanographic study off the coast of Los Angeles. I created this in collaboration with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. More information about SPOT is available at http://dornsife.usc.edu/spot

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    • Green Mountain College Our Home

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      Building on our legacy of environmental leadership, Green Mountain College creates rich opportunities for students to learn experientially in a community dedicated to achieving authentic sustainability.

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      • Seattle University's Urban Farm

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        An innovative urban agriculture project, spearheaded by Seattle University’s Environmental Studies program, is helping to put fresh produce on the table for families in need in the Puget Sound region. The aptly named Urban Farm, located on a portion of King County's South Wastewater Treatment Plant, was created on unused land with the support of a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo. After the area was cleared of debris and fortified with nutrient-rich soils, the first crop of fruits and vegetables were planted in January 2011. In its first year, the farm generated nearly 7,000 pounds of produce for area food banks. That number is expected to double by the end of 2012. Learn more about the Urban Farm at seattleu.edu/artsci/urbanfarm/

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        • Green

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          This short film animates an academic exploration through the rhetoric of "Green Consumerism" by looking at two ecolabels, USDA Organic and Non-GMO. The film includes a history of controversy over Organic food, the debate over GMOs, insight into corporate consolidation, and unique perspective on "voting with your dollar".

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          • Blue is the New Green - Week 1

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            To sign up for the course, visit https://www.edx.org/course/ubcx/ubcx-water201x-blue-new-green-3341 How can we innovate to solve the world's water crisis? This is a pressing question, given that over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water, and nearly 80% of the world’s population is exposed to high levels of threat to water security. Moreover, we are now facing high-stakes tradeoffs between water needs for energy, food, and the environment (the “water nexus”). In this 6-week course, you will learn about innovative responses to these challenges at the urban scale, focusing on Vancouver--one of the world's leading cities for blue-green design. In a series of compelling documentary style videos, you will meet inspiring innovators: architects, planners, engineers, ecologists, designers, academics, community activists, and even an artist. Each week, tutors from leading universities (including Harvard, Duke and Berkeley) will facilitate student discussions. As you learn about cutting-edge concepts in “blue-green design”, you will explore multiple perspectives from interdisciplinary research in the social and natural sciences, and be inspired by examples of regenerative sustainability in action. #BlueIsTheNewGreen

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            • Community Farms Outreach: A Local Resource for Food Access and Environmental Education

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              September 11, 2014 Claire Kozower, Executive Director, Community Farms Outreach/Waltham Fields Community Farms Join Executive Director, Claire Kozower, in a discussion about the work of Community Farms Outreach/Waltham Fields Community Farm, a nonprofit farming organization serving Greater Boston. Claire's presentation will focus on the farm's initiatives to increase food security, provide farm-to-table programming, offer farmer training, and carry out sustainable land management. Claire Kozower holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from Barnard College, and earned her M.S. from Tufts University in 1999, through the Agriculture, Food and Environment Program. Before coming to Waltham Fields in 2008, Claire spent the last 7 years working with the Somerville Public School Department to coordinate a farm-to-school program, professional development and wellness opportunities for food service personnel, nutrition education for students and families, and policy implementation. Her hands-on agricultural experience includes over a decade of seasonal work with organic, non-profit farming organizations. Claire describes her central commitment as that of "promoting sustainable agriculture, nutrition education, and community food security."

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              • Summer Science Research 2014 - Environmental Studies

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                Zoe Moskwa '15 and Meg Senack '16 took part in an intensive research study in local watersheds to help determine the effects of macro-invertebrate populations on the drinking water supply.

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                • Ozarks Nature Preserve Restoration Project

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                  Senior Environmental Studies major Matt Friant describes plans to restore native plants to an eight acre plot of land owned by the University.

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                  • Environmental Studies: Wind City

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                    Title says it all. This Summer I really want to buckle down and improve my animation skill. I thought one good things to do would be environmental studies. It's an easy way to not only practice on some animation but to learn how to set up a good layout. I've been doing more small animations that involve more human movement but they're all too short to be put up here right now. I think I'll compile all of those in the end. So far they include little things like head turns, a guy doing pushups, blah blah, blah, blah - you get it. Hope you enjoy!

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                    • Students Speak: Christopher Crown, a first-year in Environmental Studies

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                      Christopher Crown visits the Major/Minor Fair, and gives thoughts about his first year. In addition to his interests in the environment and hard sciences, Chris is a self-taught trumpet player. At Illinois Wesleyan, he now plays in ensembles and gets free lessons via the Jennings Music Scholarship, http://www.iwu.edu/music/admissions/aid.html

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