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#Giving Tuesday

November 27, 2018

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving , #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers is joining this movement to help their Adoption & Counseling programs build […]

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7:00 PM

Flips, Locks, and Feedbacks

November 27, 2018, 7:00 PM
Room 1, Olin Science Center, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Robert Steneck, professor at the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences, presents the fall 2018 Hollis Lecturer in Environmental Studies. Ecosystems can “flip” and, as a result of reinforcing feedback mechanisms, “lock” into alternative stable states. Steneck studied this process in a kelp-forest ecosystem in Maine for nearly four decades and found two stable states: […]

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