New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015

Miami University is offering brand new courses related to the environment and sustainability for the upcoming fall semester. The courses are JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science, JRN429 and JRN529: Environmental Communication, and AMS/IES306: The Anthropocene. JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science (section A) Clinical journalism professor Annie-Laurie Blaire will be teaching section … More New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015

Project Works to Bring Local Food to Table in Hamilton

A group of Miami University’s graduate students have been working with Hamilton’s department of economic development. Their main role is to research the features necessary for a farm-to-restaurant system to work in Hamilton, Ohio. They are also working to communicate with farmers and restaurants and keep them in communication with each other. This has required … More Project Works to Bring Local Food to Table in Hamilton

“Plastic Paradise”

On Monday, April 6, 2015 at 6:30 pm, Green Oxford, the Green Team, and the National Association of Environmental Professionals will be screening “Plastic Paradise: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch followed by a Q&A with Angela Sun, the documentary’s director, in Pearson Hall Room 128. “This is our opportunity to focus on our behavior and … More “Plastic Paradise”

From “Stinky Hill” to “Green Lung;” A Landfill Transformed into an Eco-park

In July 2014, Mount Hiriya was opened to the public. Hiriya was once Israel’s largest landfill, but now it is Ariel Sharon Park, an ecological park 3 times the size of Central Park in New York City. “It has become a symbol of renewal in Israeli society.” Hiriya, located between Road 4 and Road 461 … More From “Stinky Hill” to “Green Lung;” A Landfill Transformed into an Eco-park

Dream Team? The Butler County Stream Team Monitors Water

One Saturday of every month, volunteers head out to their local waterways to collect water samples in sterile polypropylene water bottles.   The Butler County Stream Team coordinates these volunteers, who wish to participate in monitoring the water quality throughout Butler County. The Stream Team “collects, analyzes, and reports water quality data from many waterways.” … More Dream Team? The Butler County Stream Team Monitors Water