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JUL 29
11:00 AM
Live For Life at Duke Farmers Market
Behind the Searle Center (between Nanaline Duke and Bryan Research)
Vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meats, and eggs
JUL 31
6:00 PM
Duke Campus Farm Work Day
4934 Friends School Rd, Durham, NC, 22707
Help plant, harvest, and weed while enjoying great conversation
AUG 2
4:00 PM
Live For Life @ Duke Mobile Farmers Market
Duke Gardens Upper Parking Lot
Vendors selling array of jams, jellies, meats, and eggs
AUG 5
11:00 AM
Live For Life at Duke Farmers Market
Behind the Searle Center (between Nanaline Duke and Bryan Research)
Vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meats, and eggs
AUG 7
6:00 PM
Duke Campus Farm Work Day
4934 Friends School Rd, Durham, NC, 22707
Help plant, harvest, and weed while enjoying great conversation

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Duke Offers New Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainability Engagement
July 12, 2016
Certificate encourages sustainability engagement through interdisciplinary courses and experiential learning
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Neutralizing Acidic Forest Soils Boosts Tree Growth But Causes Spike In Nitrogen Export
July 11, 2016
Lowering growth rate of trees due to acid rain
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Conservation Key to Curbing Emissions from Palm Oil Agriculture in Africa
July 11, 2016
As palm oil production expands, new Duke University-led study warns of climate-warming carbon emissions
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New Books from Duke for Summer Reading
June 30, 2016
Explore improved U.S.-Cuba relations, Shanghai history and the South in contemporary art
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Duke Welcomes Partners from India to Campus
June 19, 2016
Duke to Establish Collaborative Research and Teaching Programs 
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Help Enhance Campus for Bikers, Walkers
May 31, 2016
Duke starts process to update its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
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3 Ways to Keep Summer Vacation Sustainable
May 31, 2016
Suggestions on how to be an “eco tourist” in Durham and abroad
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Campus Gets Buzzing to Increase Bee Population
May 25, 2016
Students, employees get active in encouraging pollinators
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Duke in Pics: Blue Devil Football Goes Green
May 18, 2016
Duke players prep handouts for zero waste game day initiative
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Biking to Work a Hot Trend
May 16, 2016
Nearly 1 million Americans travel to work by bike regularly
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Green Certification Goes to Office of 842 Staff
May 11, 2016
Duke Health Technology Solutions earns latest recognition for sustainability
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Plastic Commencement Gowns Save 336,904 Bottles
May 10, 2016
In its fifth year, Duke’s “green gown” program benefits environment
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Duke Energy, Duke University Partner on Innovative Power Project
May 09, 2016
New partnership that will lead to cleaner and more efficient power for the University 
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Conserving China’s Tropical Biodiversity is Focus of May 7-8 Conference at Duke Kunshan
May 05, 2016
Conference combats economic development and resource exploitation
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New Partnership Boosts Opportunities to Enhance Environmental Communications Skills
May 05, 2016
Training and tools provided to implement an effective environmental campaign 
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The short List: Sustainability
June 04, 2014

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Move Out for Charity
April 30, 2014
Donate your leftover belongings to charity
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Student Team Wins ‘Green Devil Smackdown’
April 01, 2014
Undergraduate sustainability group earns championship
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Duke Eateries Receive Awards for Sustainability
April 01, 2014
Ten Duke eateries have received 2014 Green Dining Awards for their environmental efforts
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DUWELL and Divinity School Dean’s Office are Certified Green
March 31, 2014
64 workplaces including over 1,450 staff are currently certified
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Sustainability Courses for Spring 2014
March 31, 2014
A list of 116 sustainability-related courses offered at Duke in Fall 2014
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Mobile Market Offers Fresh Produce To-Go
March 30, 2014
Pick-up fruits and veggies weekly at Sarah P. Duke Gardens
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Trillium Workshop
March 29, 2014
Registration open for Trillium workshop on integrating sustainability into curriculum
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Spotlight on Sustainability: Charlotte Clark
March 28, 2014
Rolling sustainably in the ELF
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Five Campus Spots to Enjoy Spring
March 28, 2014
Lesser-known locations to enjoy return of warm weather
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Get Wild During ‘Lemur Week’
March 27, 2014
Duke Lemur Center sponsors events and scavenger hunt
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Saplings Planted to Celebrate ‘Tree Campus USA’ Designation
March 26, 2014
Trees were planted on East Campus to mark the occasion
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Duke in Pictures: Miss America at the Campus Farm
March 25, 2014
Miss America plants onions at the farm
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Students, Employees Battle in Sustainable ‘Smackdown’
March 19, 2014
Annual competition concludes later this month
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New Bike Shelter a First for Duke
March 19, 2014
Shelter with fix-it station outside Sanford School offers covered racks for bicyclists
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Two New Green Workplaces Certified
March 18, 2014
62 workplaces including over 1,450 staff are currently certified
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Wintry Weather Downs Trees in Duke Forest
March 18, 2014
Freezing rain, ice may impact thousands of trees in forest
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Duke in Pictures: Cleanup After Krzyzewskiville Tenting
March 14, 2014
About 50 volunteers worked together after Duke win over UNC on March 8
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Sara Childs Named New Director of Duke Forest
March 13, 2014
Effective April 1, Childs takes over for Judd Edeburn
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Nicholas to Offer Four Online Courses to Help Environmental Professionals Communicate Better
March 12, 2014
Program offers online courses that help environmental professionals master marketing, writing, editing, social media, and planning skills needed to communicate like a pro
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