Video: Bringing Clean Water to Africa
Dec12

Video: Bringing Clean Water to Africa

Inspired by her experience teaching in Africa, Megan Renfro ’07 now devotes her career to H2o access there. Hear her speak about her experiences and her...

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Bringing Clean Water to Everyone
Dec12

Bringing Clean Water to Everyone

Inspired by her experience teaching in Africa, Megan Renfro ’07 devotes her career to H2o access there. Hear Megan talk about her work: scene.geneseo.edu/web-exclusives For decades, the residents of the tiny village of Maiwayna in northern Ethiopia suffered from diarrhea and chronic stomach aches. The problem was their source of drinking water: a pond contaminated with animal feces and insects. Then in May of 2017, a crowd of...

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A World View Of Sustainability
Aug15

A World View Of Sustainability

  Geneseo is part of a United Nations effort to protect resources — and build opportunities— across the world. As a participant in the United Nations Global Compact, Geneseo has joined world leaders in adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to help conserve resources and build opportunities employment, economic development and other factors for quality of life. As the largest global movement of sustainable companies...

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Impact in Ecuador
Dec01

Impact in Ecuador

In the Ecuadorian Amazon, members of the Sarayaku Kichwa live in harmony with “Pachamama,” or Mother Earth. When workers from the national oil company of Ecuador flew a prospecting helicopter onto their land in 2007, the Sarayaku protested against drilling and fought to protect their way of life, winning their case in an international court in 2012.

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Climate Change: Is It Too Late?
Dec01

Climate Change: Is It Too Late?

Journalist, activist and professor Bill McKibben’s book, “The End of Nature,” is considered to be the first book about climate change that was written for general audiences. Its message has been translated into 24 languages. The founder of 350.org, he has worked around the world with grassroots organizations to fight climate change and to work toward divesting from fossil fuels. He has received the Gandhi Peace Prize for his efforts.

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