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Miles Coburn Environmental Symposium this week

Marc Lefkowitz  |  09/08/09 @ 11:00am

  • Dr. Miles Coburn was a well-respected professor of biology at John Carroll University and a genuine environmentalist. Coburn was killed in a collision with a car while riding his bicycle last year. The tragedy prompted 600 people of all ages and abilities to ride in last year's Ride for Miles. This week is the Coburn Environmental Symposium at JCU capped by the second annual Ride for Miles this Saturday.
  • Laura Taxel profiles for Continental magazine Steve Taylor, head of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, where he has implemented a pack of sustainability projects. Also fitting with the September in-flight book's 'green' theme is a featurette on the Greenhouse Tavern.
  • Dr. Marcus Eriksen, Director of Research and Education, Algalita Marine Research Foundation, will talk about his journey across the Pacific in a raft made of plastic junk on October 2 at The Natural History Museum. He also needs your uncrushed, 2-liter bottles with lids to build The Cola-hoga, a junk raft he will sail into Lake Erie that day. Link for more information.

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