Environmental Sustainability Roundup

International Greening Education Event 2010: October 27-29 in Karlsruhe, Germany Etech Education for Sustainability will host this three-day event that explores how to engage students in creating a sustainable world. This conference will discuss climate change and how it is reshaping the education sector; share best practices, case studies, models, experiences, lessons learned and innovative … Continue reading

Going Green: 5 Green Star for U of Waikato’s Student Centre; Whale Wildlife Project In Auckland Islands

Waikato University: Sustainable Features Garner Student Centre Green Award University of Waikato’s Student Centre, a $30 million project due for completion in mid 2011, has been awarded a prestigious 5 Green Star rating from the New Zealand Green Building Council, according to a university news article. The 5 Green Star – Education Design PILOT certified … Continue reading

Macquarie Professor Key In Climate Change Talks In Copenhagen

Scientist, Explorer, Author Tim Flannery Among Experts At International Conference A professor at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, is one of the key figures in the 15th United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which kicked off Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark, and concludes Dec. 18. Dr. Tim Flannery, a professor of environmental and life sciences at … Continue reading

University Highlights: Tulsa Student’s Hong Kong Impressions, International Recognition for Green Practices, Expo for Students with Disabilities

Hong Kong AsiaLearn Student Michelle Sieng Featured In Her Home University Student Newspaper As First University of Tulsa Student To Study Abroad In Hong Kong Michelle Sieng, a University of Tulsa accounting and finance major studying abroad this fall through AsiaLearn at the University of Hong Kong, is the subject of a “Student Spotlight” feature … Continue reading

International Education On Greener Habits Vital To Climate Change Reversal

In Work and Life Settings, Individual Efforts Multiply For Greater Environmental Impact If you check out the latest issue of International Educator, the flagship bi-monthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, you’ll see an article starting on page 54 titled “Going ‘Green’” and exploring how international education offices and organizations are taking on an … Continue reading

Joint Effort To Offset Emissions of Study Abroad Travel

GlobaLinks Partners With Colorado Carbon Fund, Nation’s First Statewide Carbon Offsetting Program GlobaLinks, a leading provider of study abroad programs for college students, is partnering with the Colorado Carbon Fund to help “green” student travel overseas. The Colorado Carbon Fund, a program of the Governor’s Energy Office (GEO), is the nation’s first statewide carbon offsetting … Continue reading

Tidying Up In Colorado

By regularly tending to a parcel of open space land, GlobaLinks is taking another step toward improving the environment of its home state of Colorado.

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