COA in the news:

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    Rising Seas | New England Climate Change (Yankee Magazine)
    In the morning fog the captain moors his boat, Osprey. We can’t see Great Duck Island, which is only 250 feet away. The 46-foot boat, which belongs to College of the Atlantic, is bringing professor John Anderson and four students back to the island this morning, 16 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine, to continue their bird research.
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    How Listening to Right Whales Could Prevent More Deaths of the Imperiled Species (BDN)
    Using sound to track the presence of North Atlantic right whales could help protect the critically endangered creatures from further deadly interactions with humans, College of the Atlantic Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences Dr. Sean Todd tells the Bangor Daily News.
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    Such Strange Eyes [Downeast Magazine]
    The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes, the Gotham Award-winning experimental short-form series created by COA film professor Nancy Andrews, avoids easy categorization, incorporating elements of sci-fi, musical, and afro-futurism.
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    As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers [New York Times]
    From the top of the six-story lighthouse, water stretches beyond the horizon in every direction. A foghorn bleats twice at 22-second intervals, interrupting the endless chatter of herring gulls. At least twice a day, researchers with College of the Atlantic’s Allied Whale climb steps and ladders and crawl through a modest glass doorway to scan the surrounding sea, looking for the distinctive spout of a whale.

Life around campus:

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    Free Energy Analysis Leads to Solar Conversion
    After just a few months of producing her own electricity from an array of roof-mounted solar panels, Rose Acre Massage owner Wendy Lessard couldn’t be happier. According to the app she uses to track her energy production, she’s already saved nearly 2,000 pounds of carbon dioxide, which, she says excitedly, “is like planting 30 trees!”
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    “The Wolves” are Ready to Howl

    Playwright Sarah DeLappe’s exhilarating take on adolescence and isolation takes the stage at College of the Atlantic, following a nine-week intensive effort by students in Performing Arts Chair Jodi Baker’s Special Topics in Production course.

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    Research Paints New View of Tropical Forests
    A global study of the deep evolutionary history of tropical forest plant species that includes research by College of the Atlantic plant sciences professor Dr. Susan Letcher is providing a new perspective on the major divisions between tropical forests around the world.
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    A Business Built on Passion
    A passion for more equitable food systems and a love for being in the kitchen fuel College of the Atlantic student Anita van Dam ’18 on her journey with ReProduce, a sustainable business startup she created at COA which is now in the running for a $100,000 prize.

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