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Month: February 2017

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February 27, 2017

Understanding Spatial Patterns in Landscape Ecology in a Natural Resource Management Master’s

In landscape ecology, spatial patterns refer to how we define the arrangement, structure, and placement of objects within any given landscape. This can include anything from patches of forestry, to river banks, to the landscape of man-made settlements like towns. Each of these environments is arranged in a pattern that can tell us a lot… Read more »


February 27, 2017

Jonathan White to speak and sign books at Unity College

Jonathan White, author of “Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean,” will speak and sign books at Unity College.


Before and after climate change

February 16, 2017

A Brief History of Climate Change for Professional Science Master’s Students

Our planet is no stranger to change, experiencing everything from fiery infernos to ice ages on its way to today’s relatively happy medium. Throughout geological history, the planet has had repeated cycles of heating and cooling. However, as humans have multiplied across the planet and become increasingly addicted to the burning of fossil fuels in… Read more »


Hands holding tree growing out of dirt

February 09, 2017

The Importance of Ethical Practice in a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science

As environmental science and sustainability studies often involve finding an optimal balance between economic development, social equity, and environmental protection, ethics provide an important standard of conduct that empowers professionals in this field to work towards the good of society as a whole. Environmental ethics is a systematic and critical analysis of morality, which may… Read more »


February 09, 2017

Unity College unveils Fishbowl colloquium series

America’s Environmental College offers free public talks on diverse topics


Bear Study

February 04, 2017

Unity College gets $15,000 to bolster black bear study

Landmark project will identify best practices for state bear management plan.


Man jumping from 2016 to 2017

February 02, 2017

3 Hopeful Signs for Sustainability

Environmental scientists witness the perpetual destruction of Earth perpetrated in the name of progress and stand resilient, unwavering, in the pursuit of their ideals. It’s easy to identify problems in urgent need of remedy—wildlife populations have plunged 60% since 1970, for example. But divisive politics aside, there are many reasons to be hopeful from an… Read more »


February 01, 2017

We are Unity: Scientists & Refugees are not our Enemies – A President’s Reflection

TO: Employee-News, Students FROM: Dr. Melik Peter Khoury DATE: Feb 1, 2017 SUBJECT: We are Unity: Scientists & Refugees are not our Enemies – A President’s Reflection. ATTACHMENTS: None Unity College Community, The current national state of affairs has given us all a lot to think about. Many of you have shared your thoughts with… Read more »


February 01, 2017

Update: Exhibitors added to Unity College job fair

Dozens of employers to meet job seekers at New England’s largest #greenjobs event. New this year: A Unity concierge will connect seekers to pertinent exhibitors