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Mike Kensler

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Sustainability & the Goal of Human Wellbeing 

  “The foremost concern is the wellbeing of humanity and the planet we inhabit.”   ~ The Dalai Lama  Sustainability means so many different things to different people.  Definitions and descriptions are all over the place.  In my humble opinion, some of them are much better than others.  That’s why here…
Mike Kensler
August 12, 2022

Auburn University Receives STARS Silver Rating

Originally published by The Newsroom at Auburn University on April 22nd, 2022 On Earth Day 2022, Auburn University is celebrating the achievement of receiving a STARS1 Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, or AASHE. Auburn earned a…
Mike Kensler
April 28, 2022
Director's Corner

Earth Day and the Overview Effect

“When we look down at the Earth from space we see this amazing, indescribably beautiful planet.  It looks like a living, breathing organism.  But it also at the same time looks extremely fragile.”  Space Shuttle and International Space Station astronaut Ron Garan, Jr.   Photo Credit: NASA   Perspective.  Our…
Mike Kensler
April 18, 2022