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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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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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New Stuff Tuesday — May 17, 2016

Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First by Frank Trentmann HC79.C6 T74 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Perhaps you just packed up all your things and moved out of a … 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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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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Agriculture, a Robust Food-Economy & a Sustainable Society

Tom Philpott, will talk about “Back to the Future of Agriculture: Steps Toward a Robust Food-Economy and a Sustainable Society” at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 17, in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the first Spring 2014 Contemporary Issues … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 31

Food Supply Chain Management: Economic, Social, and Environmental Perspectives by Madeleine Pullman & Zhaohui Wu HD9000.5 .P85 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With the weather that we’ve been having lately, it’s hard not to think if there will be any … Continue reading

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Earth Week events, photos Th 4/26

UW-W will have several events celebrating Earth Week on Thurs., Apr. 26, with the theme “We are All Connected by Rivers.” Photos submitted by students, faculty/staff and community members will be displayed at a variety of venues around campus, including … Continue reading

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International Year of Forests (2011)

2011 is the International Year of Forests, designated by the United Nations to draw attention to sustainable forest management and the relationship between people and forests (they aren’t just habitats for flora and fauna, although that’s critical too, but they … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day! Film showings in the Library

To celebrate Earth Day (Thursday, April 22), the Andersen Library is showing films on April 19-April 22 which are free and open to all! These films will be shown on the main floor of the Library in the TV area. … Continue reading

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