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Earth Ethics Institute Invites you to help us:

Envision a Sustainable,
Abundant MDC, Community,
and World of Well-Being

Friday, May 18, 2012-  Wolfson Campus 3208-09

Craft the New
Global Sustainability and
Earth Literacy
Studies  for MDC
Friday, June 1, 2012

for more information: Colleen Ahern-Hettich

Graduate Course offered for MDC Faculty and Staff in Conjunction with
Florida International University

Education, the Environment,
and Sustainable Futures

Fridays, Beginning January 20th, 2012
Classes will take place at MDC InterAmerican Campus
Some field excursions on Saturdays

Facilitated by Professor Anouchka Rachelson
For more information

EEI Film Series

EEI Film Series - EEI Film Series-

No Impact Man
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Kendall Campus, 12 noon

RSVP Anouchka Rachelson for location

The Dark Side of Chocolate

Friday, February 10, 2012
Wolfson Campus, Room 7128
12 Noon


Wednesday, April 4, 2012
InterAmerican Campus, Room 401
6:30 - 8 pm

Thursday, April 5, 2012
InterAmerican Campus, Room 3103
5:40 pm - 8 pm


Friday, May 25
Wolfson Campus


Imagine a country where happiness is the guiding principle of government.

Imagine a people who see all life as sacred and the source of their happiness, a place with an abundance of clean and renewable energy, a nation committed to preserving its culture and whose progress is measured by obtaining Gross National Happiness for its people.

Earth Days
MDC  InterAmerican Campus
April 2 - 5, 2012

Lectures, Films, Activities

MDC Green Fairs Spring 2012

EEI in Collaboration with Campus Green Teams
and Student Life Departments

Wednesday, February 1 - Hialeah Campus
10 am until 1 pm

Wednesday, March 14 - Kendall Campus
11 am until 2 pm

Wednesday, March 28 - North Campus
10 am until 1 pm

North Campus Mother Earth Week
March 26-March 30, 2012

Wolfson Campus Sustainability Symposium
Friday, March 16, 2012

Kendall Campus Sustainability Symposium
Wednesday, March 14, 2012


-EEI Lecture Series

-EEI Lecture Series -

Captain Dan Kipnis-
Climate Change and Oceans
Monday, January 30, 2012 - Hialeah
Thursday, February 16, 2012 -Hialeah
12:30 pm Room 1316

Cynthia Barnett
Toward a Water Ethic for
Florida and the US

Wednesday, March 14,
Kendall Campus 10 am
Thursday, March 15
North Campus, 11:15 am
Friday, March 15
Wolfson Campus, 10 am   Room 7128

Dr. Ellen Prager
Sex, Drugs and Sea Slime
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Hialeah Campus
12:30 pm Room 1316

Colleen Ahern-Hettich
Every Career is a Green Career
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 8:25 am
InterAmerican Campus

Collin Worth

Bicycling: A Means of Community Betterment
Thursday, April 5, 2012-
9:50 am-
InterAmerican Campus, Room 3103

- Upcoming Workshops for MDC Faculty and Staff -

 Library Resource for Sustainability  
CTD0425a, Reference  #712310

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 1 pm - 4 pm, Room 3404-11

Facilitated By Steve Kronen
Register with CTD

EEI/CTD Workshop for MDC Faculty and Staff   -

Register with CTD - Reference #
Toward a Water Ethic
for Florida and the US

Cynthia Barnett
, author of Blue Revolution 
Maribel Balbin
, MD County Office of Sustainability

Friday, March 16, 2012               
Light Lunch served at
12 Noon Room 2106    
Workshop runs  1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
MDC Wolfson Campus, Room 6100

5 hours of Professional Development Awarded 
(3 hours workshop; 2 hour project)

 EEI/CTD Workshop for MDC Faculty and Staff   -

 Register with CTD - Reference #
 Earth Charter Reflections

 Peter Blaze Corcoran,

 editor of Voice for the Earth

 Saturday, March 24, 2102
 9 am - 12:30 pm
 MDC Kendall Campus, Room K413


 3.5 hours of Professional Development Awarded


for Environmental Sustainability!
Clubs Established Now at:
North Campus
Wolfson Campus
Hialeah Campus

Kendall Campus
InterAmerican Campus
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Join YES! for Environmental Sustainability




EEI Organic Gardens Started in the Community

 Chandra links pulsar to historic supernova 


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