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Dianna Cohen, co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, will speak at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College September 29 on “Plastic Pollution: Its Impacts on Our Health and the Health of our Planet and What You Can Do.”
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment.
Read more … Catawba Center Will Host Artist Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition
The red wolf is “the world’s most endangered canid (member of the dog family),” according to Christian Hunt, program associate for Defenders of Wildlife’s Southeast region. No more than 60 wild red wolves are left, and they are all living in a small holdout in North Carolina.
Hunt will speak on efforts to recover the red wolf in the state on Thursday, September 1, at 6:30 at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.
Read more … Red Wolf Recovery Panel Discussion and Screening of the Documentary "Red Wolf Revival"
Three leading organizations - the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Environmental Working Group - are partnering to provide an opportunity for young environmental leaders to learn, create, share, interact, grow, connect, and build relationships.
Read more … Redesigning Our Future
Videos of Past Events
“Overpopulation, Mass Extinction and Rewilding” was the topic of a presentation by the founder of the Wildlands Project Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.
Renowned wilderness conservationist Dave Foreman delivered a passionate message at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus Tuesday evening for humans to help save wild habitants and habitats.
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The Center for the Environment at Catawba College featured a presentation by urban designer David Walters Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the Center facility on the college campus. His topic was “Signposts to Surviving the 21st Century: Air Quality, Carbon Emissions and Community Design.”
Walters holds undergraduate and graduate degrees with honors in architecture and urban design from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He taught and practiced in England where he won national awards for housing and urban design. In 1983 he moved to the United States, teaching and practicing in Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma before joining the UNC-Charlotte faculty in 1990.
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