Monthly Archives: November 2011

pretty pictures

For those who haven’t seen it, a very lovely sideshow highlighting Bennington College’s commitment to sustainability.  Click on the Princeton Review “Guide to Green Colleges” button. http://www.bennington.edu/About/ByNumbers.aspx

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Keystone XL protest takes DC by storm!

Over the weekend, over 10,000 people came together in Washington DC to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline: a 1,700 mile proposed pipeline designated to bring oil from tar sands in Alberta to oil refineries on the Gulf Coast.  The goal … Continue reading

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Green Design–Deborah Gans

A few weeks ago, architect Deborah Gans of the Gans Studio in New York, presented at the Environmental Studies Colloquium/Visual Arts Lecture Series on her work in “Extreme Sites” in the past several years, including brownfield redevelopment and sustainable refugee … Continue reading

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Because I think it’s cool

In a discussion yesterday about the importance of biodiversity, I learned from faculty member Kerry Woods about the Pleistocene Rewilding.  Our conversation happened to be one of the most bizarre and interesting things that I have learned about this year. … Continue reading

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Environmental Studies SEPC representative needed

An Environmental Studies SEPC (Student Education Policy Committee) representative is needed for our program!  Anyone who is interested please contact the head of SEPC, Ellie Shenker (eshenker<at>bennington.edu).

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