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Alan Pounds, resident scientist at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica, discusses this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipients. Pounds will give a lecture at MHC October 24.
October 22, 2007 - 10:00am
A global warming lecture by Alan Pounds on October 24 will kick off an exciting new interdisciplinary study abroad program at the Monteverde Institute in Costa Rica.
October 9, 2007 - 10:15am

Sandra Postel, an authority on international water issues, takes new position as the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Center for the Environment.

October 5, 2007 - 10:15am

Author Anna Lappé delivered a lecture illuminating the challenges posed by climate change, environmental degradation, and the globalized food system. Listen to the audio.

September 27, 2007 - 1:30pm

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, urged immediate action on the very real crisis of global warming.

September 20, 2007 - 3:45pm

The Mount Holyoke Garden Society began its first planting this summer in the new community garden that will produce organic food crops.

August 9, 2007 - 3:30pm

What do water bottles, climate change, and tampons have in common? Just ask any of the members of Mount Holyoke College's Environmental Action Coalition (EAC).

March 9, 2007 - 10:00am
Professor of geology Al Werner answered questions about the recent IPCC climate change report that says humans are "very likely" responsible for global warming.
February 9, 2007 - 12:00pm
Voices from Silent Spring, the Center for the Environment series, will celebrate the centennial of the birth of Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring.
January 30, 2007 - 2:40pm

For the third year in a row, MHC is going head-to-head with 201 colleges in 43 states to see who will have bragging rights as the greenest school with the best recycling program.

November 13, 2006 - 12:00pm