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Earthstock 2010, a week-long, campus-wide event, is free and open to the public. Environmental organizations, participants with an earth-friendly message, and local schools will celebrate on the Academic Mall, Friday, April 23. Take the Green Pledge online »

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2010 Highlights

Wednesday, April 21 The Great Debate–Be It Resolved That:
climate change Human Intervention Can Control Climate Change in the Next 25 Years
Distinguished SB faculty will argue for and against the proposition. Professor of Oceanography Malcolm Bowman and National Geographic and NY Times-featured Professor Carl Safina team up against Professor of Political Science, Lee Koppleman and Dean of the School of Journalism Howard Schneider. James Klurfeld, Washington Bureau Chief and Editor at Newsday, will moderate. More »



4:00 pm, Humanities 1006
   
Thursday, April 22 Provost's Lecture
Asha-Rose Migiro The Roles of Women and the Environment in Developing Countries
Asha-Rose Migiro
, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations, will speak on the important roles of women, a healthy environment, and United Nations programs in developing societies. She served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 2006-2007, the first woman in the United Republic of Tanzania to hold that position since its independence in 1961. More »

3:00 pm, Wang Center Theater

   
Friday, April 23 Earthstock Festival
pete moss Peat Moss and The Fertilizers are a tight-knit group whose ever-expanding song list of upbeat material wows music fans of all ages. Their energy and love of their craft shine through in every performance. Playing well over 200 shows a year, their constant following continues to grow. More »

11:30 am, Academic Mall, Main Stage

   
farmer's market Farmers Market
Enjoy fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables from local organic Long Island farms at our Earthstock Farmers Market. Local markets allow farmers to pick produce at the peak of flavor, preserve the nutritional content of fresh produce, and since locally-grown produce does not travel as far to get to your table, the difference in mileage saves fossil fuels. Brought to you by Campus Dining. More »

11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Academic Mall

   
rubber ducks Duck Races
Fun for all can be found at our annual Duck Races down "stony brook" which has quickly become of the most endearing and popular campus events. Suggested donations for adopting are $1 and funds raised support the Student Giving Campaign at Stony Brook University. More »

2:00 pm, Academic Mall

 
URECA Environmental Exhibition of Student Research
URECA Showcase related to all aspects of the environment, including history; population & culture; the arts; ecology & evolution; conservation; pollution & restoration; medicine; oceanography; climate change. More »

6:30 pm, Wang Center Lobby
   
carl safina Provost's Lecture: In the Same Net: Ocean Life, Ethics, and the Human Spirit
Carl Safina, prominent ecologist, marine conservationist, and president of the Blue Ocean Institute, is a finalist for the 2010 Indianapolis Prize, one of the most prestigious awards for animal conservation. He explores how the ocean is changing, and what those changes mean for wildlife and for people. More »

7:30 pm, Wang Center Theater

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