COA in the news:

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    Students Present Findings on Winter Harbor Oral History Project [The Ellsworth American]
    Fishing culture, family, community, the lobstering business, boatbuilding and more are documented by members of an experiential oral history class at College of the Atlantic.
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    Maine Film Nominated for Gotham Award [WCSH6]
    Prior to cinching the award for Best Short-Form Breakthrough Series of 2017, film professor Nancy Andrews sat down with Amanda Hill, host of the statewide news program 207, to discuss the making of her prize-winning series, “The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes.”
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    Top 10 Articles on Climate Change Solutions [Stanford Social Innovation Review]

    A collection of the most popular Stanford Social Innovation Review articles of 2017 highlighting environmental issues and climate change innovation features a piece on the Abundance Cycle business framework by COA sustainable business guru Jay Friedlander.

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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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    COA Food Startup Nears $100,000 Prize

    [Re]Produce, a sustainable business startup created at College of the Atlantic by Grace Burchard ’17 and Anita Van Dam ’19, moves forward to the mentor round of TV business competition Greenlight Maine after a winning pitch in the semifinals. The team joins just 12 others competing for the show’s $100,000 award.

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    Research Offers Insight into Ecosystem Assembly Processes
    Discovering plant species crucial to rebuilding disturbed forests in Costa Rica while assisting with the creation of a research tool that could help conservationists restore endangered ecosystems worldwide is all in a days work for College of the Atlantic plant sciences professor Dr. Susan Letcher.
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    COA Sustainable Business Guru Brings Abundance Model to Arctic Circle Assembly

    The founder of College of the Atlantic’s sustainable business program Professor Jay Friedlander shares his Abundance Cycle model of entrepreneurship and COA’s interdisciplinary approach to receptive audiences at the 2017 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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    College of the Atlantic Students Bringing Turkeys From Farm to Table (WABI TV5)
    COA students raising organic, free-range turkeys on COA’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms apply their passions for local, sustainable agriculture to help meet Mainer’s needs for the traditional Thanksgiving meal.

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