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UBC Okanagan Whole Systems Infrastructure Plan - Aspiring toward Regenerative Sustainability

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

This case study describes how UBC Okanagan created and leveraged an opportunity to develop an innovative, holistic campus sustainability plan that responds to UBC’s regenerative aspirations; what the Plan ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Social Impact Solar

  • California State University, East Bay (CA)

Poverty, inequality, and environmental sustainability are the biggest issues facing humanity today. Located in the richest state in the nation, with the nation’s most aggressive renewable energy programs, Cal ...


Serenity "Soul"-ar: A Campus-Community Collaboration in North Philadelphia

  • Swarthmore College (PA)

Serenity Soular is a campus-community partnership between community leaders in North Philadelphia and a group of faculty and students at Swarthmore College. Committed to keeping the ‘soul’ in sustainability, our ...


From in-vessel campus composting to sustainable urban farming: connecting science with education and community service

  • Kean University (NJ)

Kean University runs a food scrap composting program with a custom-designed in-vessel composter capable of composting up to 1000 pounds of food scraps per day. It diverts food scraps from ...


Stanford Carbon Offsets to Reduce Emissions (SCORE)

  • Stanford University (CA)

The Stanford Athletic Department boasts 36 varsity sports teams and over 900 student-athletes. These teams travel all over the country to compete at the highest levels of collegiate competition, but ...


On Advocacy by Environmental Scientists: What, Whether, Why, and How

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

Debate about the nature and appropriateness of advocacy by environmental scientists is important - it represents understanding the role of these citizens in our society. Much has been written about advocacy ...


Solar Energy Justice in Portland

  • Lewis & Clark College (OR)

Project Description We are two Environmental Studies majors pursuing a project to put solar panels on affordable housing in Portland. We are working with Central City Concern (CCC) to put ...


Report on the Study Group on Climate Change Participatory Workshop

  • Smith College (MA)

New England’s climate is projected to experience signifiant changes in the near future, including warmer temperatures, varied precipitation and extended periods of drought, with more extreme rainfall and snowfall ...


Gaucho Certified Farmers Market

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

In the Fall of 2014, myself and a group of 5 other faculty members founded the first ever successful farmers market on the UC Santa Barbara campus.

The project was ...


USF “Share-A-Bull” Bicycle-Share Program

  • University of South Florida (FL)

Deployed a smart bike-sharing program with 100 GPS enabled bikes, multiple bicycle parking stations, and a mobile phone app to facilitate locating, reserving and returning bikes. With this program, USF ...


The role of students in the co-creation of transformational knowledge and sustainability experiments: Experiences from Sweden, Japan and the USA

  • Clark University (MA)
  • Oberlin College (OH)
  • University of Tokyo
  • Lund University

Accompanying realizations that engagement of multiple societal sectors (academia, industry, government, citizenry) and disciplines are required for formulating effective responses to complex sustainability challenges, calls for new forms of knowledge ...


Creating Tree Ambassadors: Fostering a campus culture of sustainbility through urban trees

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

Urban trees contribute substantially to ecological, economic, and social sustainability, but are often overlooked both as a method to achieve greater sustainability and as a vehicle for engagement in sustainability ...


University of Redlands Proposal for Expanded Composting

  • University of Redlands (CA)

We are currently living in a time with inequity, economic instability and environmental degradation. The University of Redlands campus claims to be sustainable, however, we lack many forms of renewable ...


Tufts University Earth Fest Celebration

  • Tufts University (MA)

The Tufts community came out to celebrate our planet on Earth Day with Tufts Sustainability Collective (TSC) and the Tufts Eco Reps! A clothing swap, food, prizes, music and a ...


How We Came to Inhabit These Spaces: Reflections on the Role of Place in Our Individual and Collective Journeys as Emerging Sustainability Scholars

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

This paper provides a descriptive analysis of the experience of four doctoral students engaged in a collective project of place exploration at a mid sized Canadian university. Under the methodological ...


Master of Environment and Sustainability

  • Monash University (VIC)

The Master of Environment and Sustainability is a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary, two-year course that integrates the knowledge needed to mitigate and adapt to global change with sustainability principles. Central to its ...

  • Posted May 9, 2016
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Above the din but in the fray: environmental scientists as effective advocates

  • The University of Georgia (GA)
  • Environmental Defense Fund (NC)

Environmental policies and actions can be improved when environmental scientists engage in science-based advocacy, by calling attention to relevant scientific information and ensuring that policies and their implementation are consistent ...


Linking classroom learning and research to advance ideas about social-ecological resilience

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Dartmouth College (NH)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)
  • Stockholm University
  • University of Victoria (BC)

There is an increasing demand in higher education institutions for training in complex environmental problems. Such training requires a careful mix of conventional methods and innovative solutions, a task not ...


Greening the Campus: Institutional Environmental Change at Tulane University

  • Tulane University (LA)

This study explores the barriers to institutional change at Tulane University and attempts to develop ways to overcome them. The central conclusion is that the inability for Tulane to make ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Environmental Analysis and Communications Group

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

EAC is a University-based center of research, outreach, training and service focused on the analysis and communication of environmental issues facing communities, governments, businesses and organizations.

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy (CEEEP)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy (CEEEP) conducts applied research to evaluate and help develop energy policy at the state, regional, national, and international levels. The Center explores ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Rutgers Climate Institute

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Rutgers Climate Institute is a University-wide effort to address one of the most important issues of our time through research, education and outreach. The Institute draws upon strengths in ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Human Dimensions of Environmental Change Graduate Certificate

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Department of Human Ecology coordinates an interdisciplinary graduate certificate on human dimensions of environmental change. A collaboration among faculty from several graduate programs, the certificate program allows students to ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Students in this minor take a foundational course in Introduction to Human Ecology and 6 additional courses from a list of options.

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior (BS)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior (EPIB) examines the human dimensions of environmental problems. It addresses such issues as how human actions affect the environment; how societies adapt to changes in ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Center for the Environment

  • Harvard University (MA)

The Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) encourages research and education about the environment and its many interactions with human society.

The Center draws its strength from faculty members ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Center for Energy and Environmental Resources (CEER)

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Center for Energy and Environmental Resources (CEER) serves as the central liaison for energy and environmental research, education, and public service at the University of Texas at Austin. It ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Science (PSM)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

UMass Boston’s Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Science provides students with natural science knowledge, quantitative skills, business acumen, and communication skills appropriate for existing and emerging professional science ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Science (PhD)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

For the PhD in environmental sciences, 60 credits are required. These credits are earned through a combination of course work and research. Formal course work includes a required core curriculum ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Science (MS)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The MS program requires 30 credit hours and includes both thesis and non-thesis options.

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Geospatial Analysis and Modeling for the Environment Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in Geospatial Analysis and Modeling for the Environment (GAME) consists of 6 courses. It is open to any degree-seeking undergraduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Clean Energy and Sustainability Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in clean energy and sustainability (CES) is offered through the Clean Energy and Sustainability program. It consists of six courses selected from six core areas: Environmental Science, Energy ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Science Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in environmental science includes required courses in environmental science and policy, as well as the opportunity to select four additional courses from among the School for the Environment ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Biology Certificate

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The Biology Department offers an Environmental Biology Certificate. The target audience for the Environmental Biology certificate is students majoring in Biology that are not eligible to have a minor in ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Biology Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The Biology Department offers a Environmental Biology Minor. The minor requires students to take at least 7 courses (23-26 credits) from 5 core areas: Environmental Science, 100 Level Biology Core ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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GLOBES Certificate in Environment and Society

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The GLOBES Certificate in Environment and Society trains students to devise and implement solutions to pressing environmental and global health problems. It is an interdisciplinary training program designed to complement ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Chemistry Area of Concentration (BA in Chemistry)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Each Chemistry major must complete three (3) courses in a selected area of concentration, typically during their final year of study.

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The bachelor of science in environmental engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering takes an interdisciplinary approach to educating the next generation of environmental engineers. The program's ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Minor in Environmental Policy and Culture

  • Northwestern University (IL)

EPC is an interdisciplinary minor focusing on the study of the relationship between people and their natural surroundings. The program is based in the social sciences and humanities and is ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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MS in Environmental and Green Chemistry

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Master of Science in Environmental and Green Chemistry trains the next generation of experts with an interdisciplinary curriculum that fosters proficiency in evaluating the state of the environment and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Linde Center for Global Environmental Science

  • California Institute of Technology (CA)

Scientists from a broad range of disciplines are collaborating at The Linde Center to generate a comprehensive understanding of our global environment—including the impacts of human activities on it ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Environmental and Sustainability Studies (BA/BCD)

  • Acadia University (NS)

This program aims to develop environmental leaders, managers, and professionals who are critical and insightful thinkers as well as creative problem solvers skilled in leading transformational change toward a more ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Rising-seas.org Project

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

RISING-SEAS.ORG is an online alliance of passionate individuals dedicated to bridging climate awareness and action from all angles. It features visual advocacy campaigns to visualize the communities most endangered ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Interdisciplinary Environmental and Sustainability Education and Research: Institutes and Centers at Research Universities

  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)

Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES) academic and research programs have an

important and unique role in higher education. IES programs study the interfaces and interactions

of coupled social-nature systems using ...

  • Posted April 15, 2016
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Dalhousie University Green Map

  • Dalhousie University (NS)

This map was created for ENVS 3502.03 (Winter 2005). This map is part of the global Green Map System.

  • Posted April 15, 2016
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Yale Center for Business and the Environment

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment provides a platform for generating, incubating and launching innovative action at the intersection of business and the environment.

  • Posted April 14, 2016
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Sustainability Management Minor

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Quinlan and non-Quinlan students who wish to learn more about sustainability in business and industry may pursue the sustainable business minor.

The minor in sustainability management provides foundational knowledge of ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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Graduate specialization in Religion & Nature

  • University of Florida (FL)

This graduate specialization is the first in the U.S. to focus on the ways that religion shapes environmental attitudes and practices in cultures throughout the world. We cannot address ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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BA in Environmental Humanities

  • Stony Brook University (NY)

The Environmental Humanities major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, draws together a range of disciplines to explore human understanding and interpretation of nature. The curriculum integrates disciplines from ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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MA/MS in Environmental Humanities

  • University of Utah (UT)

The Environmental Humanities Graduate Program aims to produce an interdisciplinary, intellectual, and creative space in which we are prepared: to reflect on what it means to be "human" in a ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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