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    Enriching the Earth: Abe Noe-Hays ’00 and his Rich Earth Institute
    “How long would it take my family of four to save enough urine to fertilize our hayfield?” I ask fellow alumnus Abe Noe-Hays ’00. He raises his eyebrows. “It’s five acres, you said? You’re going to need some friends.”
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    In Their Own Words: Juan Pablo Hoffmaister ’07: International Policy Specialist
    Since 2005, College of the Atlantic students have attended the annual Conference of Parties, or COPs, to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UNFCCC. Soon COA students were shaping entire terms around meetings, taking classes and full-term residencies to pore over diplomatic language and investigate international treaties with Doreen Stabinsky or Ken Cline, sometimes both.
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    Leave No One Behind
    On June 4, 2016, noted writer and naturalist Barry Lopez spoke to the seniors and their friends and families during COA’s commencement. He generously offered COA  this written version of his powerful talk.