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Art Exhibit at JJC – Endangered

Big Important Event on Campus! Attend!! Opening Event Nov 16 PRESENTATION & OPENING RECEPTION Wednesday, November 16, 2017 4:30-6:30 Battle Zone Rhino Kathi Lynn Austin CITES 2016 Brian Gaisford Room 630, Haaren Hall, John Jay College, 899 10th Avenue/59 Street 6:30-8:30 President’s Gallery

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Book Review: Voices in the Ocean

Review of Voices in the Ocean by Susan Casey Reviewed by Joan Hoffman A steady stream of surprises flows from the absorbing and moving book on dolphins (and Beluga whales), Voices in the Ocean (2015) by Susan Casey. My ignorance

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Field Trip with SUS 200

On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 Introduction to Sustainability Studies class students and their professor Milena Popov went on a field trip to Brooklyn Botanic Garden. On this field trip the students have experienced different climates, plant adaptations, and biodiversity walking around

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Podcast: Prof Rutledge and School Lunches

Professor Rutledge got to speak about her work on the history of school lunches on the radio show This is Hell! Some of this work has been discussed at the Sustainability’s lunch roundtables a few years ago. Have a listen:

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Blog Post by SUS program member Kaitlin Mondello

Great read by SUS program member Kaitlin Mondello on Permaculture in the Anthropocene. Check it out here: http://www.centerforthehumanities.org/about/news/permaculture-offers-hope-in-the-anthropocene

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First Field Trip of the Semester

The Fall 2016 semester is off to a great start – last week SUS 200 students and Prof Popov went on a field trip on the East River Ferry to Brooklyn Bridge Park. During the trip the students evaluated the

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Great Blog Post by Mary Ting

Prof. Mary Ting being amazing! http://earthjustice.org/blog/2016-august/because-the-earth-needs-a-good-artist

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The Environmental Injustice of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Danielle Cabrera     Although the Great Pacific Garbage Patch may seem like just an island of floating trash, it is actually a great danger to sea animals and humans. Everyone needs to know how this environmental issue is

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Rising Sea Levels Cause Destruction

by Andre Carrion   Rising sea level is a slow killer that is fixable for the entire globe. Rising sea levels are caused by greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Global warming melts the ice caps slowly, and, as the

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Student Post: Thick and Heavy Sky of Beijing

Thick and Heavy Sky of Beijing by Veranika Basak China. Beijing. Monday morning. Smell of sweet breakfast buns… and industrial smog. This is one of those days when air pollution in Beijing reaches its hazardous peak. Thousands of residents are

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