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World Oceans Day is June 8th!

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

If you missed World Environment Day yesterday (June 5), you’re in luck because you have a chance to redeem yourself by participating in World Oceans Day this Friday, June 8th! World Environment Day and World Oceans Day even have the same action theme this year: prevent and reduce plastic pollution. So instead of beating yourself […]

Join the 2018 Pac-12 Sustainability Conference!

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

What is the Pac-12 Sustainability Conference? The Pac-12 Sustainability Conference is the first high level symposium aimed at integrating sustainability into college athletics across college campuses. Each Pac-12 athletic department has committed to measuring their sustainability efforts, developing strategies to increase sustainability, monitoring their progress, and harnessing their influence on local communities for the sake […]

Bedrock Lectures on Human Rights and Climate Change

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Until May 30th, the Spring Creek Project is presenting the Bedrock Lectures on Human Rights and Climate Change. This weekly, online lecture series aims to deepen our understanding of what is happening around the world and help imagine how we can build better communities and lives as environmental crises are recognized as human rights crises. […]

OSU Community Dialogues

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI) and Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) are excited to announce the launch of the Community Dialogues! The Community Dialogues are a once-per-term event which “seeks to cultivate connection and deep learning through exploration of critical and contentious issues“. The program utilizes a National Issues Forum Model which aims to engage participants in dialogues that: Create a […]

15,000 scientists in 184 countries warn about negative global environmental trends

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

A recent issue of BioScience has revealed the severity of negative trends in certain types of environmental harm and their impact on human well-being. The viewpoint article — “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice” — was signed by more than 15,000 scientists in 184 countries. Among the negative 25-year global trends noted in […]

Neighborhood Sustainability Stewards Volunteer Program

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Do you want to learn more about climate change and what you can do to help? OSU Extension’s innovative Neighborhood Sustainability Stewards volunteer program brings people together to talk about what steps to take. The goals of the program are to get people talking about […]

Third Climate Change Conversation to be Hosted Tomorrow

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Content adapted from Debra Whigbes Seven Steps toward a More Sustainable Household Date and Time: Tuesday, March 11th at 7:00 PM Place: Corvallis-Benton County Library (645 NW Monroe) Feeling helpless about climate change and don’t know what to do?  Consider this. Seven experts will talk about how good it can be on the path toward […]

Graduate Fellowships available through the National Wildlife Federation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Program has 2013 Graduate Fellowships available for emerging leaders in the sustainability community. The deadline for application is Sunday, July 14th. Graduate Fellows will receive a modest grant in addition to the opportunity for leadership development, recognition within the ecology and sustainability world, as well the benefit of working […]

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