Environment & Society

Event

Sustainability Speaker Series: “The Story of Stuff” with Annie Leonard

Nov 18 2011 - 2:00am to 3:30am

Tickets: $5 On sale now! 

Click here to purchase online at Tix on the Square or grab yours on campus at the Infolink booths located in HUB, SUB, CAB and ETLC.

The Office of Sustainability invites you to attend the second presentation in our 2011-2012 Sustainability Speaker Series, “The Story of Stuff,” presented by Annie Leonard. Read more about Sustainability Speaker Series: “The Story of Stuff” with Annie Leonard

Location

Room 11
Tory Lecture Theatre — University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Longstanding Federal Partnership with Canadian Environmental Network Terminated

Future uncertain for network of over 640 environmental groups

Today, the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN), one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and most well-respected democratic institutions serving the environmental concerns of all Canadians, was forced to lay off its staff and is on the verge of closing its doors and those of its 11 regional offices. Read more about Longstanding Federal Partnership with Canadian Environmental Network Terminated

Event

Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Apr 29 2011 - 6:00am to May 1 2011 - 6:00am

Join hosts Alla Guelber and Mike Unrau and special guests:

The purpose of this 2.5 day retreat is to spend a weekend with peers from diverse disciplines and inspiring professionals, deeply engaging with questions around vocation, sustainability, and social innovation. Read more about Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Location

Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel
Kananaskis , AB
Event

Film Screening and Q & A: The Economics of Happiness

Mar 17 2011 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Join us for a special screening of ‘The Economics of Happiness’, a documentary about the worldwide movement for localization. The film will be followed by a Q and A session with Filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge (via Skype).

View the film’s trailer

Website: http://www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org/ Read more about Film Screening and Q & A: The Economics of Happiness

Location

Petroleum Club
319 5 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Media Release

New research centre to study Canadians most affected by unhealthy environments

A new Canadian research centre has been launched to investigate and respond to the concerns of those most impacted by environmental health problems in Canada.

The Centre for Environmental Health Equity is putting its research agenda into the hands of communities to shine a light on the often-untold experiences of Canadians who bear the brunt of unhealthy environments. Read more about New research centre to study Canadians most affected by unhealthy environments

Event

Living in the Natural Environment 2011

Feb 4 2011 - 11:00pm to Feb 5 2011 - 4:00am

The M.D. of Bighorn is again presenting Living in the Natural Environment on Friday February 4, 2011.

This year’s event will be at the Cochrane RancheHouse from 4-9pm. As we have in the past, the Hall of Vision has been rented to provide an opportunity for non-profit organizations like yours to showcase their work and provide resources at no cost to your organization.

If you haven’t been to Living in the Natural Environment before, here are a few details: Read more about Living in the Natural Environment 2011

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
Cochrane , AB

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