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Eco Art and Design Student Works

    After keeping a consumption journal for 1 day (either by photographing every item they threw in the trash, or by writing names of each item), Prof. Milena Popov’s ART 191: Eco Art and Design students have created these artworks

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Field Trip with SUS 300

Students from the SUS 300 and their professor Popov went on 9/28/2017 on a boat ride with East River Ferry to evaluate the vulnerability of the New York City’s waterfront and to brainstorm what needs to done to protected the

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Field Trip with SUS 200

Prof. Popov and her SUS 200 students went on September 26, 2017 to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to experience and explore different climates along with corresponding plant habitats and adaptations around the world. Beside making observations, students were brainstorming changes

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Haikus from SUS 200 with Prof Popov

Wasteland Toxics in and out What goes around comes around Humanity’s gone   by Selina Li, Travis Stewart, Griselys Baez, and Johanna Alfaro  “Deforestation” Deforestation. People forced to relocate. Businesses will thrive. by Brittany Trimble and Ariana Villanueva

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OUR CLIMATE NOW: PROBLEMS AND STRATEGIES SUMMARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TEACH –IN

  Summarized by Joan Hoffman, Pushker Kharecha, Kimberly Ong, Anna Orozco JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE MARCH 28, 2017 PROBLEMS: warming, executive orders and environmental injustices The entire climate system is warming! This includes the atmosphere, land, and most

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SUS Students Doing More Cool Things

Cuba! exhibit has recently opened at the American Museum of Natural History. On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 SUS 200: Introduction to Sustainability Studies students and their professor Milena Popov browsed through this exhibit exploring extraordinary biodiversity (including many endemic animal

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Green Justice for John Jay: A Project Proposal for the EPA RainWorks Competition

Green Justice for John Jay Project Team: Registration Number M47 Dr. Milena Popov, Faculty Advisor, Sustainability & Environmental Justice Minor, Art & Music Department Charrize Avendano, Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics Kel Blaze, Economics Nadejda Dimitrova, Philosophy Karishma Ramratan, Criminal

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Endangered! – Extended Until March 3

  ENDANGERED! Extended to March 3, 2017   ©Nick Brandt, Ranger with Tusks of Killed Elephant, Amboseli, 2011 Courtesy of the artist and Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York and Zurich   John Jay College – President’s Gallery Haaren Hall, 899 Tenth

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John Jay Students Doing Awesome Things – Environmental Justice Radio Shows

Four Environmental Justice Radio Shows Created by Students American marine biologist and conservationist Rachel Carson once said, “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for

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Very Cool Exhibitions

A couple of exhibitions at the Cooper Hewitt that are worth checking out for those interested in sustainability issues. One is an exhibit on re-using textiles and the other one considers design options for an America that is facing a

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