Archive for April, 2012

Five Reasons to Attend JAMNESTY and SUSTAINABILITY FAIR

04.17.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Five Reasons Why YOU should Attend the Upcoming Earth Week Events At Stonehill College  1. Be a part of something BIGGER “A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. “ -Margaret Mead Ever hear of the hugely successful “Think Outside the Bottle Campaign” that influenced not ...

An Inconvenient Truth

04.10.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Must-See Movie: An Inconvenient Truth This documentary follows former Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate citizens about global warming. Although it was produced in 2006, it is still relevant today. It is based on atmospheric CO2 measures, retreating glaciers, CO2 concentrations in ice cores and temperature records. Despite some criticism, a survey by The ...

The Seasteading Institue

04.07.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

“The ocean is the next frontier of human civilization.” That is the main objective and vision of the Seasteading Institute. They are working on achieving the goal of creating cities that float above water. Government is a powerful controller of the lives of its people. They believe that innovative political systems cities could be more beneficial than government ...

Eco-Friendly iPhone Apps

04.03.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

You may not think of iPhone Apps as having the potential to be eco-friendly, but in any scenario, saving paper through using technology is a little way that you can go greener. They may not be the first apps to cross your path as you scroll through Angry Birds and Temple run, but nevertheless they ...

What is Hydrofracking?

04.01.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

  After coming back from Spring Break, many of us went on vacation, stayed at home, or experienced a Stonehill HOPE trip. This year, I was a student leader for HOPE West Virginia, and while we were there, our group learned about how hydrofracking works and some things that we should be concerned about as ...