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Earth Week 2017

UW-Whitewater will observe Earth Week (April 17-22) with a variety of events. Please visit the Earth Week web page for more information, or for contact information if events require registration. Mon., Apr. 17 Campus Garden Preview and Greenhouse Tour (noon-1pm, … Continue reading

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The Sixth Extinction

Elizabeth Kolbert, journalist and author of The sixth extinction: An unnatural history, for which she won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction will deliver the last Contemporary Issues Lecture of the year at 7pm on Wed, Apr 20, in … Continue reading

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The Importance of Everything – Feb. 16

Dr. Mireya Mayor, Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow who appears as a featured host on Nat Geo (National Geographic) WILD network, will talk about The Importance of Everything: The Interconnectedness of Wildlife, Humankind, and Our Shared Habitat in … Continue reading

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Earth Week 2014!

It’s Earth Week from April 21-25, 2014. There are campus events planned Monday-Thursday…what will you be doing? At various events you can at least recycle your plastic bag collection and maybe even buy a spider plant. Monday April 21 Double … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Act anniversary

December 28 is the anniversary of the Endangered Species Act being signed by President Nixon in 1973. That’s right, it’s the 40th anniversary of this legislation. Visit Endangered Species web pages for information and activities in honor of this anniversary, … Continue reading

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Susan Freinkel will talk about “Plastic: A Toxic Love Story” at 7pm on Mon, Dec 2 (Young Auditorium). This is the last Fall 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. Andersen Library owns a copy of Freinkel’s books, Plastic: A toxic love story … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Week @ UWW

UWW is celebrating Earth Week April 19-21 with a variety of events, although the “week” is truncated this year because of the state-mandated campus-wide furlough on Friday, April 22 (which is actually Earth Day). The 2011 campus theme is “The … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 24

The Future of the Wild: Radical Conservation for a Crowded World By Jonathan Adams QH75 .A345 2006 New Book Island, 2nd floor Some think of land conservation as just staking off areas here and there to prohibit future development is … Continue reading

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Ocean monitoring

Last week I blogged about the International Year of the Earth and noted that one of the Year’s themes is oceans. Well, there are plenty of reasons to be concerned about our oceans and how they are faring, including their … Continue reading

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