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Vermont Research News: Wild bees, acupuncture, civil discourse and more…

Vermont Research News: Wild bees, acupuncture, civil discourse and more… View on VT Digger View this email in your browser Wild bees mean better berries Recent research suggests that wild bees can significantly improve the yield and quality of blueberries on farms. The study indicates that wild bees improve blueberry yields and the quality of the crop, including larger […]

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AASHE Bulletin – December 4th edition

Courtesy of AASHE December 4, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week Stanford U Announces 88 MW Solar-Electric Plant A new solar generating plant will enable the university to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2021, the anticipated year of completion for the 88-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant. More Energy News Energy Resources Emory U Receives […]

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Stories about sharing space on the road and in the car

WHAT’S NEW at SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION VT Mode Shift: Five easy, low-cost and fun ways to reduce driving     Pop-ups, open streets, and e-bikes could be coming to a street near you!  Allegra Williams of Local Motion reports on grass roots community projects that encourage biking and walking. From Solo to Sharing    We are not stuck with the […]

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AASHE Bulletin – November 20 edition

Courtesy of AASHE November 20, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week U California Santa Cruz to Construct 2 MW Solar Canopy & Battery Bank In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the university will construct a 2-megawatt solar parking canopy and energy storage system. The system is projected to save the campus $6 […]

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AASHE Bulletin – November 27 edition

Courtesy of AASHE November 27, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week Cloud County CC Students to Install 200 KW Solar Array Students enrolled in the college’s Solar Energy Technology program will install a 200-kilowatt photovoltaic array on single-axis solar trackers, which will increase electricity production efficiency. The system will be installed on campus-owned land. […]

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Fourth National Climate Assessment: Northeast Chapter

What do you know about how climate change is affecting and will affect the Northeast? Here are excerpts from Northeast Chapter of the Fourth National Climate Assessment report, written by a team led by UVM’s Dr. Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, who is Vermont’s State Climatologist: “The seasonality of the Northeast is central to the region’s sense of place and […]

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News & Events from the Peace & Justice Center

The PJC works within Vermont but we can impact Yemen, Iran, Palestine, and more. Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Abolish Ice Legal Fees Keep Families Together Fundraiser Voices from Palestine From the blog: Medea Benjamin PJC Internships The Greatest Silence: Rape in Congo Community Calendar Action Highlight: Yemen & Saudi […]

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Vermont Research News: Railroads, Inns & Cliff Jumping

Vermont Research News: Historic Inns, Railroads & Cliff Jumping Editors Note: When it comes to telling stories of Vermont’s rich and robust past, nobody does it better than the state’s 191 Historical Societies. In this edition of the Vermont Research News, we bring you some of those stories direct from their archives. View on VT Digger View this […]

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