Tagged: Ecolympics

The Ecolympics on BU Today

The Core Curriculum’s Ecolympics were recently covered on BU Today, complete with comprehensive explanations on the event as well as an informative video. The Ecolympics is not a Core Curriculum exclusive event. Jillian Ferraro (CAS’13), one of the event’s organizers says “I believe that everyone can make a difference in bettering our environment. The problem […]

E-bulletin for Monday, March 28, 2011

Lectures This Week CC102: David Frankfurter on the Gospel of Matthew 3/29 CC106: Nathan Phillips asking, How do organisms affect the “abiotic” environment”? 3/29 CC106: Midterm II 3/31 CC202: Maurice Lee on Dickinson and Thoreau 3/29 CC204: David Swartz on educational inequality (“Merit and Elite College Admissions”) 3/31 Note: April 1 is the last day to […]

From the Ecolympics blog: Extinctions in the 21st Century

It’s hard to believe that extinction is happening right before our eyes. There are five primary causes: habitat fragmentation, pollution, introduction of invasive species, overexploitation and climate change. Here is a list of ten species that have been declared extinct so far this century. These are masterpieces of nature that we can no longer enjoy. […]

Ecolympics Audio Poster

(featuring the voice of Prof. Daniel Hudon) The Ecolympics are coming: April 1-15, 2011 Help mobilize for Planet Earth.

Contribute to the Core Eco-quotes Project!

The second-ever Ecolympics, April 1-15, is going to be bigger and better than last year’s, and you can help: by contributing to the Core Eco-quotes Project. As you know, Core is about tackling the big questions in life and certainly one of the biggest these days is how can humans best live with and within […]

Ecolympics 2011

Following the tradition started last year, the Core Curriculum is proud to continue in the effort to raise awareness of the value of biodiversity, and how we can positively and negatively affect it.  Professor Daniel Hudon provides context for this year’s events on the Ecolympics blog: This year is the International Year of Forests and […]