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Paul Ehrlich: Surviving the Sixth Mass Extinction

When it was published in 1968, The Population Bomb, written by Dr. Paul Ehrlich, brought global awareness of the problems of our burgeoning human population. Last week, the Nicholas School was treated to a lecture by the author himself, tackling on mass extinction and the environmental consequences of continual economic growth.

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Return on Investment of Protected Areas

The Fall semester of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and University Program in Environmental Policy Seminar Series kicked off last Friday with Dr. Paul Armsworth speaking about “The Ecological Benefit and Economic Costs of Protected Areas”.

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National Parks, National Treasures

National Parks, National Treasures

Last week marked the centennial celebration of the National Parks Service (NPS), and more importantly, it marked the end of summer.

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Star Light, Star Bright

Star Light, Star Bright

With the invention of artificial light, we could overcome the darkness of night, but has it overcome our connection to the stars?

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NOAA Beaufort Lab Open House

NOAA Beaufort Lab Open House

You can change friends, but you can’t change neighbours. A visit to the NOAA Beaufort lab for their open house,

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Reflections on the year

Reflections on the year

Another academic year draws to an end and graduates are heading off all over. A turtle-inspired reflection on the year past and years ahead.

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Mollusc Madness

Joys of studying at the Marine Lab: clamming with friends on the weekend and getting our own seafood!

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