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KQED Science
April 22, 2015

(original article) Gaylord Nelson, the Wisconsin senator who created Earth Day, never envisioned it as an annual event.

In 1970 he proposed a national teach-in, a day for universities across the...

Contra Costa Times
April 13, 2015

(original article) BERKELEY -- Spinning like a hub within a hub, the David Brower Center is gearing up for its first-ever Earth Day Festival.

The all-afternoon...

Mother Nature Network
January 28, 2015
(original article) Our planet has been drastically altered by the rapid advancement of human civilization. In addition to scaling mountains and exploring the...
YourBerkeley.com
December 29, 2014

(original article) The Berkeley Arts District is booming these days and presiding at the eastern edge of that hub is the David Brower Center. An architectural curiosity in a ground-breaking “green from...

Contra Costa Times
October 29, 2014

(original article) BERKELEY -- Forty fifth-grade students sat around a small woman, who was dressed casually in jeans, a button-down...

East Bay Express
October 22, 2014

(original article) In 1981, as an undergraduate studying architecture at Yale, Maya Lin made a bold artistic debut by beating out a host of established architects in a contest to design the Vietnam Veterans...

SF Gate
October 24, 2014

(original article) When Nick Kordesch talks about his green wedding, he’s not referring to the color of the table runners. In June, Nick, 34, the sustainability coordinator at San Francisco State...

SF Gate
October 8, 2014

(original article) Recently 400,000 people took to the streets for the People’s Climate March, in anticipation of a climate change summit at the United Nations in New York. For anyone who still...

Daily Californian
October 3, 2014

(original article) Maya Lin is hopeful about the future, probably more so than most humans are. Her flat delivery of statistics at her lecture on environmental issues at the David Brower Center on Monday wasn’t intended to depress us...

East Bay Express
August 27, 2014

(original article) Oakland has been attracting a lot of national buzz these days for being an emerging hub of cultural and creative production. That comes as no surprise...

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