VUHS blends peace and climate activism

AFTER A FULL school day of climate change workshops and Peace One Day celebrations at Vergennes Union High School on Friday, dozens of students and community members kept the momentum going by staging a climate rally and “die-in” on the Vergennes City Green. Independent photo/Christopher Ross

VERGENNES — On Friday, thousands of people in Vermont and millions of people worldwide went on strike and rallied to demand that action be taken to address the climate crisis.

Symposium focuses on marine science — and the women who are diving in

KARA LAVENDER LAW, a research professor at the Sea Education Association, told interested listeners about her personal and professional relationship with ocean plastics, during the Clifford Symposium at Middlebury College this past weekend. Middlebury College photo/Todd Balfour

MIDDLEBURY — Dan Brayton had a number of goals in mind when he organized last weekend’s Clifford Symposium at Middlebury College, whose theme was “The Future of the Global Ocean.”


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