Environmental video archives
April 12, 2012
Taylor Ricketts, Director, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont
"Mapping the Value of Nature"
April 5, 2012
Steve Trombulak, Environmental Studies and Biology, Middlebury College; V. Josselyne Price, Fine Arts, St. Michael’s College; Emmanuel Agbeli, Dagbe Center for Cultural Arts, Kopeyia, Ghana; and members of the Akoma Ensemble, St. Michael’s College
"The Dagbe Antelope Project"
March 22, 2012
Ben Blackshear ‘12, Janet Rodrigues ‘12, Jacob Udell ‘12 and Kenny Williams ‘12
"Growing a Healthy Future: The Story of a School Garden in the South Bronx"
March 8, 2012
David Darling, Cellist
"Music and the Environment"
February 23, 2012
Ned Farquhar ’80, P ’14, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Interior Department
"Energy is Relative – Thrills, Spills, and Drill, Baby, Drill"
December 6, 2011
Environmental Studies 401 Senior Seminar
"Addressing stormwater runoff and phosphorus loading to Lake Champlain"
October 20, 2011
Patrick Berry '91, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
"Wildlife as a Public Trust Resource"
Tom Tietenberg, Mitchell Family Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Colby College
"The Regional Greenhouse initiative: Is It Working"
March 17, 2011
Chris Wood '88, President and CEO of Trout Unlimited
"Recovering Fish and Wildlife in an Era of Climate Change"
March 15, 2011
Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of StonyField Yogurt and Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest Entrepreneur-in-Residence
"Why Organic is a Better National Policy than Genetic Modification"
February 17, 2011
Adrian Benepe '78.5, Commissioner, New York City Dept. of Parks and Recreation
"Sustainable Parks for the 21st Century: A paradigm grows in Brooklyn"
October 14, 2010
Jon Isham, Associate Professor of Economics, Molly Costanza-Robinson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Environmental Studies, and Rebecca Gould, Associate Professor of Religion
"Responding to Environmental Crisis: Focus on the Gulf"
September 16, 2010
Assistant Professor of English and American Literatures
"Whale (cultural) wars: From Leviathan to Baby Beluga"
September 15, 2010
Editor of Orion
"Unstuck: Writing our way out of the eco-conundrum"
April 23, 2010
2010 Margolin Environmental Affairs Lecture
"Education, Sustainability, and Letting Go"
March 11, 2010
Professor of Psycology
"Why we act and why we don't: The Psycology Behind Engaging (or not) in Pro-Environmental Behaviors"
March 4, 2010
Associate in Science Instruction in Environmental Studies
"In it for the Long Term: Colby Hill Ecological Project's First Ten Years of Biodiversity Monitoring on Forever Wild Private Lands"
November 12, 2009
Assistant Professor of Political Science
"Poor Conservation in Rich Africa: the Politics of Deforestation in Madagascar, Uganda and Tanzania"
November 5, 2009
Director, Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area and the Shortridge Coastal Area, Bates College
"The Psychology of Right View: Nature, Neuroscience, and What We See"
October 14, 2009
Jed Smith '88
Managing Partner, Catamount Ventures; Middlebury Board of Trustees
"Eco Entrepreneurship: The Time is Now"
September 17, 2009
Associate Professor of International Environmental Policy, Monterey Institute of International Studies
"Can the Private Sector be Trusted to Protect Nature? Conservation Cowboys in Africa and Latin America"
September 11, 2009
Kat Hartley, Stephanie Joyce, and Deanna Tamborelli
Middlebury College Seniors
"Greening Study Abroad: Sustainable Study Abroad Grant Presentations"
April 23, 2009
Sea Education Association of Woods Hole, Massachusetts
"Archaeology, the Maritime Landscape, and Fishing the Ocean's Past"
April 20, 2009
Christian H. Thommessen
Constantia a.s. - Sollund a.s. - Hovedstaden Eindomsselskab a.s.
"Creating Value for All - Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor"
April 16, 2009
Consultant, LivingFuture Foundation, and author of Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World
"Early Spring: Climate Change in a New England Landscape"
April 14, 2009
Organizing Director, Responsible Endowments Coalition
"Corporate Social Responsibility 101"
April 2, 2009
University of California, Berkeley
"The Market for Virtue: A Critical Appraisal of the Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility"
April 2, 2009
Jon Kim, Geologist, Vermont Geological Survey, and Peter Ryan, Associate Professor of Geology, Middlebury College
"The rural water resource in Vermont: Relationships between bedrock geology and naturally-occurring trace metals in groundwater"
March 12, 2009
Vermont Natural Soy, Vermont Natural Coatings, and Center for an Agricultural Economy
"Hardwick, VT: Rebuilding a Healthy Food System"
March 5, 2009
Thomas Hand '06 and Jamie Hand '08
Hand Energy Services
"Residential Energy Efficiency in Vermont"
February 24, 2009
2009 Scott Margolin '99 Lecture in Environmental Affairs
P. Dee Boersma
Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science
Biology Department, University of Washington
"Penguins as Marine Sentinels"
February 19, 2009
President and Co-Founder, ECOLOGIA
"Corporate Social Responsibility, From Vermont to China"
February 13, 2009
Rabbi Michael Cohen
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Israel
"Environment as a Bridge to Peace in the Middle East"
February 12, 2009
Associate Professor of Environmental Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Urban Sustainability - Can We Make Cities Sustainable?"
November 20, 2008
Founder and Executive Director, Vermont Family Forests
"A Family Forest Journey: From Farming to Rewilding of Vermont’s Private Working Woodlands"
November 13, 2008
Bill Hegman, GIS Specialist; Matthew Biette, Director of Dining Services; Jack Byrne, Director of Sustainability Integration, Middlebury
"Understanding the Role of Food in Middlebury’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative"
November 6, 2008
Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont
"The Taste of Place: Our Possible Future"
October 2, 2008
President and CEO, Earth Turbines, Inc
"Our Energy Future – A Major Change"
September 19, 2008
Cully Cavness, Samuel Lazarus, Jeremy Martin
Middlebury College Seniors
"Greening Study Abroad: Sustainable Study Abroad Grants"
April 21, 2008
2008 Scott A. Margolin '99 Lecture in Environmental Affairs
Dean, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
“The Coming Transformation: America, Capitalism and the Environmental Future”
March 13, 2008
Professor of Social Science and Development Policy
Research Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute
University of Manchester
“Actionable Responses to Global Poverty: Supporting ‘What Works’ as Solution and Problem”
March 10, 2008
The Symposium on Climate Change Research
A faculty panel presented a symposium exploring the range of climate change research being conducted at Middlebury College. The specific focus of the symposium was on the importance of time scales in understanding the consequences and solutions to the current climate crisis.
March 6, 2008
Jean Carroon, AIA, LEED
Principal for preservation
“Green Strategies for Historic Buildings”
September 12, 2007
"Scenes from the field: lessons from reporting in a hostile environment"
May 8, 2007
Author of "The Skeptical environmentalist" and editor of "Global crises, global solutions."
"Global Warming: interpreting the Facts"
April 27, 2007
William E. and Mary B. Ritter Professor of Oceanography
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
"Brave New Ocean"
April 17, 2007
Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies
"The Impact of Resource Wars in Africa"
February 27, 2007
Eco-visionary, human rights attorney, and founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
"The New dream: Updating MLK's vision to meet today's ecological and social challenges"
March 7, 2006
2006 Scott Margolin '99 Lecture in Environmental Affairs
Director, Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC), and Professor in the Departments of Meteorology and Geosciences, and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (ESSI), Penn State University
"Global Climate Change: Past and Future"
November 11, 2006
Professor David K. Smith Visiting Economic Lecture Series
Bill McKibben, Scholar-in-Residence for Environmental Studies; Pat McConathy, Founder, Phoenix Oil & Gas; Will McConathy, Founder, Parthenon Resources
"Fuel or Food: Dealing with the Global Energy Crisis"
October 27, 2006
Scholar-in-Residence in Environmental Studies
"On Loving a Damaged Planet"
October 12, 2006
Writer, National Geographic Magazine
"Oil versus Wilderness: Selling Alaska's North Slope"
September 23, 2005
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
"Anthropogenic warming began well before the industrial era"
September 22, 2005
Scholar-in-Residence for Environmental Studies
"How Big is too Big? Global Warming and Moral Choices"