COA in the news:

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    Bottle Shock [Sierra]
    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.
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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.
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    Hard Data and Human Empathy [Science Magazine]
    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.

Life around campus:

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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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    Trek to the Top of Katahdin
    A weekend hike up Maine’s highest peak brings thrills, chills, a big moose, and a beautiful sunrise for the College of the Atlantic Outing Club. 
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    Kindred Spirits and Radical Imaginations [CEMUS Diaries]
    For the two different groups of impassioned student activists Dr. Doreen Stabinsky leads to the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the similarities are striking.
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    Going for the Greenlight: COA Pair Compete for $100,000

    Two College of the Atlantic students are semifinalists on the third season of TV business startup contest Greenlight Maine with their sustainability-focused venture, [Re]Produce. The business, which freezes and packages surplus farm produce, was created in the Diana Davis Spencer Hatchery, the College’s sustainable enterprise accelerator.

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