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Those Dark Trees' opening

February 28 - March 6, 2011
Situated between sea waves and coastal conifers in a dark forest, you enter "Those Dark Trees," Matt Shaw's senior project installation. The only refuge is found in a small makeshift tent filled with the presumable supplies needed to traverse adulthood. More >>

Ellsworth Forum on Wood Heat

February 24, 2011
Does wood heat make sense? Is it cheaper, cleaner, more pleasant than other forms of heat? Hear what COA researchers have found and what neighbors think at a forum in Ellsworth. More >>

From Plate to Car

February 22, 2011
The waste of 220 elephants - every year - that's what Bar Harbor produces. Rather than haul it to an incinerator, COA students investigate creating fueld for COA's cars and boats. More >>

Pianist Cody Michaels

February 19, 2011
Solo pianist Cody Michaels has been compared to George Winston and Keith Jarrett, but his mesmerizing sound is all his own. The Vermont-based artist will be performing at College of the Atlantic's Gates Community Center on Saturday, February 19 at 8 p.m. More >>

Talk on Maasai and Nature

February 15, 2011
Tanzania is home to Serengeti National Park and other world-renowned landscapes. It is also home to the pastoral Maasai people who find their livelihoods and communal lands threatened by external ideals of nature, a push for tourism as economic growth, an More >>

Cross-Continent Motorcycle Camping

February 15, 2011
Last summer, Gordon Longsworth '90 built a camper rig, attached it to his motorcycle and headed west. Come to McCormick Hall at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 to learn more. More >>

My Israel - Revisiting the Trilogy'

February 10, 2011
"A stubborn corrective to the politics of hatred and division" - The London Times on Yulia Cohen's movie "My Israel - Revisiting the Trilogy" a controversial film about Israel, Palestine, life, and death. More >>

Condoms, Contraceptives, Coca-Cola

February 9, 2011
Hear about public health in Africa as only a human ecologist can present it with Cait Unites '03 talk, "Condoms, Contraceptives and Coca-Cola: The human ecology of public health." It's part of the Human Ecology Forum POSTPONED to February 9 at 4 p.m. More >>

New Research Vessel Commissioned

February, 2011
COA will have a new research vessel this summer. The R/V Five Friends - 46 feet long, holding 40 people, is under construction at the Wesmac yard in Surry, Maine. It is being built to minimize noise, allowing for class time while underway. More >>

Talks on Entrepreneurialism

January 27 - February 28, 2011
College of the Atlantic's Sustainable Business program is offering a series of lectures as part of its class Launching a New Venture. The talks cover a range of sustainable efforts to improve life in Maine and around the globe. More >>

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