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Fracking: An epic poem

By Bailey Sincox Preface to Fracking: An Epic Poem “But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” –Rachel Carson Marcellus’ story is just that: a story. Building upon the Odyssey, the

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“leftovers”: A group art show about your trash

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Paradigm Shift Festival at Baruch College

Click here for the festival’s schedule.

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Eco-artist Betsy Damon speaks in “When Nature Roars” class

A world renowned eco artist Betsy Damon will present her work to John Jay College students in the Professor Milena Popov’s “When Nature Roars: Global Catastrophe and Human Responsibility” class this Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8:10 a.m. in the

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Walmart’s hazardous waste crimes: Toward public awareness and shaming

By Jovanni Rodriguez Last year Walmart Stores Inc. pled guilty in three criminal cases that were brought against them by federal prosecutors and a civil case brought by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Walmart violated the Clean Water Act which

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EPA symposium on Superfund cleanups in Brooklyn and Queens

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will share its roadmap for cleaning up three Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens: Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek, and Wolff Alport. Join New Yorkers at this community meeting at Borough Hall (209 Joralemon St.

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EPA symposium on Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will share its roadmap for cleaning up three Superfund sites in Brooklyn and Queens: Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek, and Wolff Alport. Join New Yorkers at this community meeting at Borough Hall (209 Joralemon St.

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Brown bag lunch talk: Lead poisoning and our children

Distinguished History Professor Gerald Markowitz will discuss the problem of lead poisoning negatively impacting America’s children during a brown bag lunch on November 10, 2014, at 1:40 p.m. at John Jay College (Manhattan).  Bring your own lunch and join fellow students, environmental scholars,

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Cleaning up oil spills

Professor Milena Popov’s Introduction to Sustainability Studies (SUS 299) students have been devising methods to clean up oil spills, exploring the traditional methods such as aeration, filtration, sedimentation, conglomeration, and even brainstorming new and improved methods. For example, using a filter

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Video of the Climate March

Raymond Fuller from Prof. Alexander Schlutz’s Environmental Justice course (SUS 300) shot the below video of the historic Climate March on September 21, 2014. Check it out! It gives the viewer a sense of how many, many people were there, the

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