Announcements‎ > ‎

"Sustainability Across Central America" Presented by the Green Living Project (GLP)

posted Sep 13, 2010, 12:42 PM by Angela Shambarger

UNE's Office of International Education is pleased to host:

"Sustainability Across Central America" Presented by the Green Living Project (GLP)
Wednesday, September 22nd - 7pm in the Campus Center MPRs

Join us for this multi-media event on cutting-edge sustainability-related projects from Central America to Maine! This is a must-see event for any adventure traveler, Latin America enthusiast, or sustainability advocate. This inspiring showcase features unique projects across Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, and Maine! Experience the expedition team’s journey and witness the latest efforts in marine conservation (leatherback turtles), hut-to-hut trail networks, adventure eco-lodges, ‘voluntourism’, urban sustainable tourism (geo-tourism), indigenous communities, renewable energy (wind, solar), education, sustainable agro-forestry, and more. Come learn about sustainability, responsible tourism, and how you can get directly involved with these exciting projects!  Prizes from Sierra Designs, Cliff Bar, Burt's Bees, HydroFlask & More!

Overall, Green Living Project has documented over 50 sustainability stories across 14 countries in Africa, South America, and North America. Through HD video, photojournalism, and unique travel stories, GLP aims to educate and inspire students and communities on the benefits and importance of sustainable living. Through our popular "Event Series" we have given over 100 presentations since 2008 at leading schools, festivals, trade shows, retail stores, and community centers across the country. For more information, please visit

Trisha A. Mason
International Education
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, Maine  04005
p: 207-602-2451
f: 207-602-5980

Angela Shambarger,
Sep 13, 2010, 12:44 PM