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Plan to Power Down for Break

Post originally published in 2016 and contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern  The holiday break for Auburn University has begun, so there’s no doubt people’s thoughts are filled with travel plans to see family and friends. Much of campus is vacant during the winter weeks of December and…
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December 9, 2020
Updates

Webinars, Documentaries, & Professional Development Opportunities Expanded

To support faculty, staff, and students during this time, we have updated our online resources.  OUR CALENDAR We now feature online events and webinars, instead of in-person events.  If you know of any upcoming sustainability-related webinars you think others would be interested in, please email them to sustain@auburn.edu.  SOLVE CLIMATE…
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March 24, 2020
Director's CornerUpdates

Director’s Corner: Humanity’s growing ecological footprint: “the only measure which tracks how much nature we have – and how much nature we use.”

“If we did to our bank account what we have been doing to the Earth’s natural capital we would have been bankrupt long ago.” ~Christina Figueres, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Frameworks Convention on Climate Change Planet Earth has over eons generated a vast endowment of natural capital, which the…
Mike Kensler
January 9, 2020
AnnouncementsGuest Posts

New AU Course on Personal Resilience & Sustainability

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~Mary Oliver, A Summer's Day Academic Sustainability Programs is offering this semester a new 1-credit course, SUST 4900 Personal Resilience and Sustainability. This course arose out of an understanding among our sustainability instructors that…
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December 19, 2019
EventsGuest Posts

Plant Ahead Tree Project: Planting with Purpose

Contributed by Allison Foster, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Coming into Auburn, I had an idea of what I wanted to do but I wasn’t completely sure. My freshman year I took a Conservation Biology Learning Community class and I was exposed to ideas I didn’t really know much…
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December 4, 2019
Guest Posts

Constructing a Gold Standard on the Field & in the Future

Contributed by Auburn Athletics Student Communicator The world is ever-changing as we advance with new technologies and the industries that support it. With this comes even more construction for renovations and new buildings. How does that change co-exist with the world around us as we strive to keep the Earth…
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December 1, 2019
Updates

Plan to Power Down for Break

Post originally published in 2016 and contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern  The holiday break for Auburn University is just around the corner, so there’s no doubt people’s thoughts are filled with travel plans to see family and friends. Much of campus is vacant during the winter weeks…
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November 18, 2019