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Monica Kowal, a Lobo Gardens ally
March 28, 2019

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For many students who have a background in sustainability, it’s probably not new news that the University of New Mexico houses Lobo Gardens. This is a public garden with the mission to engage th…

UNM's greenhouse flourishes with life
March 4, 2019

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Spring is nearly here, and there is no better time to checkout the University of New Mexico’s Greenhouse located in Castetter Hall. The greenhouse hosts a number of native and nonnative plant sp…


UNM expo advocates for sustainability
April 22, 2019


The University of New Mexico’s Sustainability Program hosted their 11th annual Sustainability Expo last Thursday.

Students and other members of the community partook in several sustainable activ…

UNM's Annual Sustainability Expo is back
April 15, 2019


The 11th annual University of New Mexico Sustainability Expo will be held Thursday, April 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Cornell Mall – just east of the Student Union Building on UNM’…

Explore green living at UNM Sustainability Expo
April 8, 2019

A hand-constructed yurt, a clothing swap, bicycle repair booth and seed swap are just a few of the activities planned for the annual UNM Sustainability Expo.

It’s taking place Thursday, April 18…

Group of UNM students visit Albuquerque landfill
March 7, 2019


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Some University of New Mexico students working to save our planet went on a unique field trip. 

"I think it's very eye-opening, surprised we have so much trash," a UNM …


Pre-Departure Prep for Montreal – Goodbye Alaska
August 29, 2019

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The Pack is a blog page for UNM students doing neat things and the Sustainability Studies very own Coleen G. is going to be documenting her study abroad trip to Montreal. In her first post she gets re…


Albuquerque Climate Strike
October 2, 2019

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As part of a global climate strike thousands of Albuquerque youth, climate passionate activists and community members gathered at Robinson Park to march and demand action be taken by our politicians a…


Capstone Student Gets Hands-on
October 29, 2019

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Miranda, who is getting her degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Studies, just completed her capstone/final project by installing a vertical garden at La Posada. Miranda submitted an ap…