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From left, Margot Brinn, founder of Trees Up Tompkins, and volunteer Bridger Worlton, plant trees together. The organization works with the community to reforest areas of Tompkins County.

Community members work to plant seeds of change

By Kinsey Burr, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
Inspired by Project Drawdown, a mission to reduce the level of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, Trees Up Tompkins was created in 2019 by Tompkins County residents.
The Ithaca College Environmentalists call for the college to commit to sustainability, such as by  encouraging students to compost and having faculty incorporate sustainability in curriculums.

Open letter: Administration must address the future of sustainability

By Ryan Price and Sophie Johnson October 4, 2017
We, as the environmentalists of Ithaca College, envision a more sustainable future for the college.

Review: Experimental producer creates surreal listening experience

By Steven Pirani, Assistant Accent Editor February 5, 2014
Bibio's "The Green EP" is a dreamy, genre-blurring experience.

Commentary: Ithaca College falls short in sustainability

By Faith Meckley December 4, 2013

Earlier this semester, I came across Sierra Club’s 2013 Coolest Schools rankings, which judges colleges on their sustainability. As I clicked my way through the top-10 list, from No. 10 to No. 1, I was...

Audio Slideshow: An Everlasting Earth Day

By Jaclyn CataldiJennifer WilliamsRachel Woolf April 24, 2013
Although Ithaca College student organizations celebrated Earth Day in the Academic Quad on Monday, activities on campus and at the Ithaca Farmers' Market lasted for 12 days.

Video: Class Harvest

By Michelle Boulé March 6, 2013
An environmental studies and science class, Natural Resources and Ecology: Farming the Forest, has students producing and selling mushrooms, maple syrup, and honey.

Video: Snap Judgment – How faculty political views affect education

By Erica Moriarty November 7, 2012
A study conducted by Ithaca College Republicans shows that over 90 percent of faculty are registered as a Democrat or Green. Students answered whether they think this affects their education. Here is the release.

Top 5 eco websites

By Lewis Kendall October 27, 2012
There are so many voices in the world of environmental reporting that it's hard to know who to listen to. With that in mind, here is a list of some of my go-to resources
Politics professor Kelly Dietz examines the leaves of her plants in one of nine gardens on her homestead.

Growing against the grain

By Megan Devlin, Staff Writer September 11, 2012
Ithaca college professor and her husband inspire students to live sustainable lives. Junior Samantha Mason is one of them.
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