by Eleanor Piper — March 4, 2012
On March 7, Portland State's Sustainability Volunteer Program hosted its first Spring Community Carnival at the Native American Student and Community Center. The room buzzed with activists and activity, and like any carnival worth its salt, this one featured live music, food, games, and face painting.
by Laura Gleim — March 1, 2012
It’s been more than two years since the unprecedented earthquake in Haiti killed an estimated 300,000 people and left over a million homeless. That’s just enough time for media attention to drift away and relief efforts to dwindle, but not quite long enough for any real economic or social resurgence to take root.
by Laura Gleim — February 17, 2012
Portland is constantly touted as one of America’s greenest cities. But there’s more to it than an affinity for public transit and renewable energy—Portland has an abundance of natural green space that reaches beyond city limits to support communities, ecosystems, and economies throughout the region.
by Heather Spalding — February 13, 2012
Hey hey hey, it's time for the 2012 residence hall conservation challenge! Things kicked off last Monday, and the season is already in full swing.
by Anonymous — February 12, 2012
For those of you who missed the first Sustainability Volunteer Program Field Trip to the EcoTrust Building, here's a recap of the day for you! First stop: Cascadia Green Building Council. Next stop: The Food Hub. Last on the agenda: Hot Lips Pizza!
by Laura Gleim — February 7, 2012
What would Mother Nature say about the way we spend precious conservation dollars? By quantifying nature’s benefits, Willamette Partnership is able to translate restoration efforts into metrics that are meaningful to industry and consumers.