Sustainable Seafood

By: Nadia Lovko, Sustainability Metrics and Reporting InternWhen you buy seafood in the Midwest, it is easy to forget where it came from.  We are so distanced from the fishing industry that we don't see the impacts of over-fishing and unsustainable fishing practices.  Photograph by Richard Eskite Photography, Workbook Stock/Getty ImagesIn reality, 70% of fisheries worldwide … Continue reading Sustainable Seafood

Linking Happiness and Sustainability at AASHE 2013

By: Dana Schroeder, Sustainability Peer Educator Program CoordinatorA few weeks ago, some of the Office of Sustainability staff had the opportunity to travel to Nashville, Tennessee for an annual conference hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Since returning to Bloomington and jumping into midterm studying, I’ve barely had a … Continue reading Linking Happiness and Sustainability at AASHE 2013

Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby: A National Strategic Narrative

By: Jessica Stavole, Energy and Built Environment Intern "Hope is a part of the human condition", said Col. Mark "Puck" Mykleby in his lecture at IU this past Tuesday, October 22nd, titled The Strategic Imperative for Sustainability.  The former special advisor to the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Col. Mykleby has taken great … Continue reading Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby: A National Strategic Narrative

Reconsider and Reduce

By: Stone Irr, Previous Intern for IU Office of Sustainability Fall is among us and you know what that means. Of course, that means there will be more sweaters worn and more hot chocolate consumed. But fall also means that it is time for the IU Energy Challenge, occurring from October 6th until November 7th. … Continue reading Reconsider and Reduce