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April 2015

The Warming Arctic

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Fletcher School,
160 Packard Ave., Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Tweet The 4th annual Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy International Inquiry on the Warming Arctic comes at a time when the United States assumes the Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. This year The Fletcher School will convene high-level decision makers from diplomatic and security circles, cutting-edge energy and science researchers, and social, environmental and business stakeholders to investigate solutions to the Arctic Paradox and promote a sustainable future for Arctic  inhabitants within a “High North, Low Tension” policy framework.

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$60

The Pursuit of Sustainable Living Community & Campus Sustainability Conference

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Devens Common Center,
31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA United States
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Tweet Communities and campuses are pursuing sustainability: green businesses, net zero energy, zero waste, community farms, miles of bikable/walkable routes, solar fields…. Learn about best practices, research, products, and services. Take home ideas and resources.

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The Pursuit of Sustainable Living Conference (Devens, MA)

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Devens Common Center,
Devens, MA United States
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Tweet THE PURSUIT OF SUSTAINABLE LIVING Fifth Massachusetts Sustainable Communities Conference Fourth Massachusetts Sustainable Campuses Conference April 16, 2015  |  Devens Common Center Call for   Presenters   Exhibitors   Sponsors Communities and campuses are pursuing sustainability: green businesses, net zero energy, zero waste, community farms, miles of bikable/walkable routes, solar fields… Learn about best practices, research, products and services Take home ideas & resources   Register Online

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(ENVS Lunch & Learn) Photographing climate change above and below the waterline

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Tweet Boston photographer David Arnold (www.doublexposure.net) precisely compares glacier and coral scenes to create “then and now” comparisons to illustrate the significant changes already taking place above and below the waterline of a warming planet. His Double Exposure exhibit opened at Boston’s Museum of Science in 2008, then toured the country non-stop for four years. Currently he is working on a second exhibit. He will speak personally to the power of photography, and reflect with audience help about how we got into…

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I, Chicken Virtual Reality Exhibit!

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Campus Center,
Medford,

Tweet Come join Tufts Veg Society and Tufts Animal Welfare during Earth Fest 2015 for an unforgettable and unique experience happening all day on April 21st. Peta2 is bringing a virtual reality exhibit which enables people to experience first-hand what life is like for a chicken on a factory farm. The exhibit is both informative and touching without being gory at all. Remember, it will be happening all day so if you find yourself in the campus center throughout the…

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Vernal Pool tour

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building,
50 Willard Street , North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Did you know there was a vernal pool on campus? Take a nature walk (starting at the Wildlife Building entrance) led by Whitney Stiehler and explore the environment around the campus.

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Plant a pear tree at the Cummings School!

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Agnes Varis Campus Center,
5 Jumbo's Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Plant a tree!  We’re continuing the tradition of planting a tree on Earth Day. Join us on the lawn in front of the Campus Center for the pear tree planting.

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TSC Earth Fest Fair

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Academic Quad, Tufts Medford Campus

Tweet The Earth Day Fair will have booths on the academic quad including the famous Eco-Rep clothes swap and food galore! Make an environmental pledge and get the chance to win Chipotle burritos among other yummy foods!

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Sustainability UnConference

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
District Hall,
75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Tweet Got Earth Day plans? Bring them to District Hall and be a part of the third annual Sustainability unConference. EcoMotion, Impact Hub Boston, Greenovate Boston, District Hall, City Awake, and many others are providing a platform for diverse sectors to ideate and collaborate on the intersections of sustainability and innovation.

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Earth Day Activities at the Elms Cafe

April 22 @ 11:00 pm
Agnes Varis Campus Center,
5 Jumbo's Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Learn about composting, bling out your trash buddy, challenge your recycling knowledge, win prizes!-—All these things are happening over at Elms Café.  

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