Work of Karki ’16 led to fellowship in Nepal government, Nepal’s first-ever completely free school BAR HARBOR, MAINE —  Community-supported education and sustainable development in Nepal will be the focus of the next Human Ecology Forum at College of the Atlantic. Professor in Educational and Human Studies Bonnie Tai will join three former and current […]

The photo of the 8,000th whale in the NAHWC database at Allied Whale, taken off Tromso, Norway, by Audun Rikardsen of Arctic Coast Photography.

Safeguarding the seas: Unique, historic effort identifies, tracks whales, adds to knowledge base BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Staff at Allied Whale, the marine mammal research organization at College of the Atlantic, entered the image of the 8,000th humpback whale into its photographic database recently. The milestone is the latest in a ground-breaking program that uses […]

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Protecting Maine islands; Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co., College of the Atlantic team up to offer guided nature trip for island preservation GREAT DUCK ISLAND, MAINE —  A few years ago, College of the Atlantic professor John Anderson and students discovered that puffins had once again started nesting on Great Duck Island. And there’s more […]

Soren Hermansen instructs COA students visiting Samso Energy Academy in Denmark as part of the “Islands: Energy, Economy and Community” course being taught cooperatively by COA and the Island Institute under the auspices of the Fund for Maine Islands.

College bringing renewable energy across the Atlantic with visit from ‘hero of the environment’ BAR HARBOR, MAINE —  Søren Hermansen and Malene Lunden of Samsø Energy Academy in Denmark will visit College of the Atlantic for a roundtable discussion of how Maine islands can adopt renewable-energy strategies to lower costs and enhance quality of life. […]

Miles Chapin '10

Achievement in the arts; Miles Chapin ‘10 called a ‘luminary in the world of New England sculpture’ BRUNSWICK, MAINE —  Miles Chapin, a 2010 College of the Atlantic graduate, will preview his sculpture planned for the Brunswick’s transportation center entrance at a public reception, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the center on […]

Samso class

SAMSO ISLAND, DENMARK — Thirteen students, two graduate students and two faculty members from College of the Atlantic spent two weeks in Denmark, Sept. 22 to Oct. 4, studying ways to bring energy independence and cost reductions to Maine islands. In a unique partnership with the Island Institute funded by the Fund for Maine Islands, […]

Iceland glaciers by Navi Whitten

Navi Whitten, a second-year student from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, recently toured Iceland after taking part in College of the Atlantic’s reneweable-energy “monster course” on Samso Island, Denmark. He wrote: “I filmed this after the Denmark course. I stopped off in Iceland for a week and explored via a rental car. The glacial lagoon you see […]