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Enjoying a trail in Maine

Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Chapter Potluck and Presentation Protect the Places you Love: AMC’s Conservation Work & How to Engage!

By Michelle Moody on Dec. 08, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
Community

Microplastics: threat to Penobscot Bay seafood species?

By Friends of Penobscot Bay on Dec. 08, 2016, at 9:17 a.m.
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Aerial view of the HoltraChem Manufacturing Co., in Orrington, Maine which manufactured chlorine, caustic soda (sodium hydroxide) and chlorine bleach (sodium hypochlorite) used by paper mills. The plant also manufactured hydrochloric acid and the pesticide chloropicrin. The plant closed in September, 2000.
http://maine.gov/dep/spills/holtrachem/site.html

Mercury contamination in the Penobscot Estuary

By Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition on Dec. 07, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
Veterans march with activists near Backwater Bridge just outside the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., December 5, 2016.

Sioux chief asks pipeline protesters to disband

By Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester, Reuters on Dec. 06, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
“The people who are supporting us … they can return home and enjoy this winter with their families. Same with law enforcement.”
Community

Bangor Greendrinks holiday party slated at Central Street Farmhouse

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.
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E2Tech Forum & Holiday Reception: Wake Up! A Convenient Forum on Climate Change

By Jeff Marks on Nov. 29, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
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Piscataquis County Soil & Water Conservation District Board meeting

By Madeline Lubas on Nov. 28, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
Community

NRCS seeks proposals for grants to improve conservation in Maine

By Thomas Kielbasa on Nov. 28, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Community

Are Plastics Contaminating our Bay?

By Eden Buron on Nov. 28, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
Community

Clean Water Act and Citizen Initiatives: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Vivian Newman on Nov. 27, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
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The places you love..

Protect the Places you Love — AMC’s Conservation Work and How to Engage

By Nancy Jacobson on Nov. 24, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
Community
"Facing the Surge" can be seen on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7 pm at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre. The film and the panel discussion that follow are both free and open to the public.

Husson University’s Gracie Theatre to Screen Documentary on Climate Change

By Eric B. Gordon on Nov. 21, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
Community

Pizza with a Purpose

By Lee Cataldo on Nov. 17, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
Community

Citizens Climate Lobby – Bangor Chapter

By Karen Marysdaughter on Nov. 14, 2016, at 9:10 a.m.
Community
Cow Moose Feeding in Beaver Pond

“Imagine the Maine Woods National Park” multimedia presentation

By Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition on Nov. 13, 2016, at 8:53 a.m.
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GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke trains Hannaford staff about the many benefits of sustainability for a grocery store.

Hannaford Supermarkets take sustainability to the next level

By Danielle Sarmir on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
Community

“The Nature Principle” book discussion group

By Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.

Study: Less than half of Maine households with well water test for arsenic

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on Oct. 31, 2016, at 6:07 p.m.
Not enough Maine households are testing for arsenic, according to the Environmental Health Strategy Center.
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice in East Antarctica, Jan. 23, 2010.

In historic agreement, nations create the world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

By Chelsea Harvey, Washington Post on Oct. 29, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
After years of stalemate, world leaders have finally agreed to protect a vast expanse of Antarctica’s Southern Ocean.
Community

Film Series Explores Climate Change Issues

By Lauren Koss on Oct. 28, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.