COA in the news:

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    Institutions of Sustainable Learning: Which U.S. Colleges Are Greenest? [The Environmental Magazine]
    College of the Atlantic tops the Greenest College List for the third year running due to focus on sustainability throughout academic offerings, campus policies, initiatives, activities, and career preparation for students.
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    Climate Emergency Call-In [WERU]
    Maine Climate Council youth representative Ania Wright ’21 and College of the Atlantic Community Energy Center program manager Laura Berry ’17 join other young climate activists to discuss the wave of climate emergency declarations in Maine towns and cities and how they helped launch the Bar Harbor Climate Emergency Task Force.
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    Inside Maine Podcast with U.S. Senator Angus King
    College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92 joins U.S. Senator Angus King, I-Maine, on his monthly podcast to discuss climate change and student action. Senators Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Chris Coons, D-Delaware, also weigh in on the topic. 
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    Lab Expands Testing of Arsenic in Well Water [Fox ABC Maine]
    Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, College of the Atlantic, and others are partnering on a program that offers area residents a chance to know what’s in their water, and gives students the opportunity to perform community-based environmental science.

Around campus:

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    Students Advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Members of Planned Parenthood Generation Action COA work to bring equity, awareness, and education to important sexual and reproductive health issues. With deep community buy-in, the group has led workshops, communications training, and a successful campaign to place free menstrual supplies in College of the Atlantic restrooms across campus.
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    New Faculty Chair Focuses on Environment
    With the establishment of an endowed chair in environmental science at College of the Atlantic, benefactors Kim and Finn Wentworth aim to inspire a deeper love and respect for the natural world and give students the tools to achieve real discovery and novel solutions for positive change.
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    Field Opportunities Abound on Wildlife Biology Internship
    A three-month stint within the rich natural landscapes of Arkansas’ Cache River National Wildlife Refuge takes Ekaterina Khadonova ’21 on a deep dive into environmental fieldwork.
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    COA Summer Programs Offer Abundance of Experience
    Immersive courses in field ecology and natural history, botany, and environmental journalism bring students to pristine settings in Acadia National Park and Downeast Maine coastal islands for College of the Atlantic’s pre-college Summer Field Institute.

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