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Andrew Revkin at North Pole


The North Pole Was Here

After more than three decades writing about human-driven climate change and wider sustainability issues, former New York Times journalist Andrew Revkin has started building an initiative at Columbia University's Earth Institute testing ways to make information matter on a fast-forward, noisy planet.

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Indigenous activists at the 1996 March for Land and Territory cross into La Paz


Tell History, Make History

While nearly half the population of Bolivia identifies as Indigenous or of native descent, it took the country nearly 200 years to elect its first Indigenous president, Evo Morales. The leftist, socialist leader—who has focused on empowering marginalized sectors of society and reducing poverty and the influences of big business ...

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Lake Champlain


University of Vermont to Host United Nations Biosphere Delegation

On October 11, representatives from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) and the U.S. National Park Service will gather at the University of Vermont for the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve’s (CABR) Annual Meeting.  The meeting will focus on how ...

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The president at the presser


UVM and USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Will Partner to Identify Factors That Help Small Farms Succeed

Vermont has seen strong growth in the number of diversified farms and in value-added food production, as many American consumers have become more aware of where their food comes from and how it is produced. At the same time, challenges for small diversified farms continue to mount, from new crop pests and diseases to regulation, ...

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