• October 26
    Upcoming new research into the feeding habits of baleen whales in the Gulf of Maine – one of the fastest-warming bodies of water on the planet – could shed light on impacts of climate change on oceans worldwide.
  • December 1
    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.”
  • November 27

    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.


  • November 15
    Campus sustainability crusaders navigating polluting corporate contracts would benefit from taking a look at College of the Atlantic - the nation’s most sustainable college - where corporate beverage contracts, bottled water, soda and juice machines have all been purged from campus.
  • November 9
    Acclaimed College of the Atlantic film professor Nancy Andrews is the winner of a 2017 Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Short Form Breakthrough Series for her offbeat, sci-fi YouTube show, “The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes.”
  • October 2
    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.
  • August 18
    Leading the way with a focus on renewable energy, zero waste, and a curriculum focused on sustainability, College of the Atlantic is named the #1 green college in the country in Sierra’s Cool Schools ranking for the second year in a row.
  • November 19
    For Maine’s pasture-raised turkey farmers, including those at College of the Atlantic, and anyone looking for a fresh bird for the holiday table, there’s a lot to be thankful for this year.
  • October 6
    A stint in the Russian Far East working to save endangered Siberian tigers and leopards from extinction shows College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92 that biological information and census figures can only go so far without cross-cultural understanding.
  • September 27

    College of the Atlantic leads Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Green Colleges” ranking for the second year in a row, landing the number one spot with their ongoing commitment to sustainability - through both campus initiatives and innovative academic programs.