Sustainability Solutions and Technologies

Ranco, Gill speak with Maine Public about Indigenous stewardship of biodiversity

Maine Public interviewed University of Maine faculty Darren Ranco, director of Native American Programs, and Jacquelyn Gill, an associate professor of paleoecology, about a new study that reveals the historical role of Indigenous peoples in natural resource management and environmental stewardship. Findings suggest that Indigenous people should be centered in resource management and conservation to […]

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Media cover Mitchell Center campaign to reduce food waste

The Associated Press reported on a statewide campaign to keep food out of landfills led by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center at the University of Maine. The Bangor Daily News, The Portland Press Herald, Centralmaine.com, WGME (Channel 13 in Portland), The Edwardsville Intelligencer, the Caledonian Record, U.S. News and World Report and The Washington […]

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Pen Bay Pilot, Irregular advance ‘Maine Food-Too Good To Waste’ campaign

The Penobscot Bay Pilot and The Irregular shared a news release about the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine launching Food Rescue MAINE, a statewide education and action campaign intended to increase food rescue and recycling and reduce the amount of food waste disposed of in Maine landfills. The project slogan […]

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Daily Mail talks with Ranco about supporting Indigenous land-use practices

The Daily Mail spoke with Darren Ranco, a University of Maine associate professor of anthropology and director of Native American Programs, about a new study which shows that Indigenous people have successfully managed biodiversity for thousands of years. “These findings have particular salience for contemporary Indigenous rights and self-determination,” Ranco said. Lab Manager also reported […]

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WVII speaks with Dixon, Champagne on latest issue of SPIRE

WVII (Channel 7) talked with Rebecca Champagne, a Ph.D. candidate in ecology and environmental sciences at the University of Maine and editor-in-chief of the journal SPIRE, and Daniel Dixon, sustainability director at UMaine, about the Earth Day release of the fifth issue of SPIRE, The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability. 

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Blackmer, Lee talk with Centralmaine.com about municipal food recycling projects

Travis Blackmer, a University of Maine lecturer in the School of Economics, and Susanne Lee, a faculty fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, talked with Centralmaine.com about a new food recycling project being launched in Winslow on Earth Day. The Portland Press Herald shared the Centralmaine.com story. Waste Advantage Magazine […]

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