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International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Right around now, with temperatures so low, seems like a fine time to think about travel, especially to warmer places, doesn’t it? The United Nations (UN) has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (A/RES/70/193), intended to highlight … Continue reading

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Seventh Generation Earth Ethics

Patty Loew, UW-Madison Professor of Life Sciences Communication, will talk about “Seventh Generation Earth Ethics” on Tues., Nov. 3, from 3:30-5pm in UC275. This is part of the Native Pride Lecture Series, and also is presented as part of UWW’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 6, 2014

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring: Produced and Written by Neil Goodwin Browsing DVD QH545 .P4 R23 2007 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Rachel Carson wasn’t the kind of person to start a revolution. But that’s exactly what happened when she published her … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 27

Regulators Gone Wild: How the EPA Is Ruining American Industry by Rich Trzupek GE310 .T79 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s Spring Break, and it’s that time of year when college students [and those that may think they’re still in … Continue reading

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Oct 3: Muir, Leopold, and Nelson

The fall 2011 Fairhaven Lecture Series has the theme “WISCONSIN: A Heritage To Be Proud Of,” and will help you learn about Wisconsin’s business, cultural, environmental and historical contributions. All lectures in this series are free, open to the public, … Continue reading

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Educational TV: Animals & Ecotourism

Since two cats joined my household, I’ve been enjoying a guilty weekend pleasure: sitting with a contented, purring, and often sleeping cat on my lap. Staying put requires preparation–gathering within easy reach a beverage, whatever book(s) I’m reading, crosswords, and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 3

Two Billions Cars: Driving Towards Sustainability By Daniel Sperling & Deborah Gordon HE5611 .S67 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor Yes, I understand that it’s actually Wednesday (and really almost Thursday). However, I found myself stuck in Illinois until last … Continue reading

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Peace, Poetry, Redwoods, & Reading

The Janesville Gazette has been running its annual “50 Who Matter” special section that shines a light on local individuals who make a difference, and in it I read the bio of Sue Nelson, a nonprofit administrator and peace activist … Continue reading

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Be green all the time

I know it’s starting to look white out, but “green” is a mindset we can have all the time. It might take a little effort and research, though. A web site mentioned during a morning news show recently is green.yahoo.com. … Continue reading

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Earth Day (April 22)

Every April 22nd we celebrate Earth Day. Information about UWW’s Earth Day conference on April 22nd and other campus events is online. The federal government’s earthday.gov web site has suggestions for things you can do at home, at work or … Continue reading

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