Sustainability/green websites (among the thousands available)
Who we work with locally
Major summaries of information on ecosystem health and climate change
Other websites of interest
Campus websites of interest
- Sustainability has been described hundreds of different ways—literally. Many definitions revolve around the concept of the importance of what is called the triple bottom line of protecting the environment, promoting economic opportunity, and ensuring social justice.
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Your daily actions speak louder than words.
How you can make a difference every day
In this column we will explore more topics, people, ideas and projects related to sustainability during 2012 – 2013.
Earth Day 2013—43 years after the First Earth Day!
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Thankfully, the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 on April 2. Prior to 1970, there was very little regulation of industry in the U.S. The resulting damage was daily pollution and dumping of industrial waste. Environmental degradation led to disasters like chemical waste in the Cuyahoga River catching fire; the Love Canal disaster and many, many more.
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