sustainable development

Elisabeth Holland

University of South Pacific, Director, Pacific Centre for the Environment & Sustainable Development

Pedro Alvarez

Rice University, George R. Brown Professor of Engineering and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

August 21, 2009

Maine awarded $25 million for sustainability initiative

David Hart

Maine has launched an ambitious initiative to anticipate and prevent future environmental problems. Under the direction of David Hart (2005), the University of Maine and the University of Southern Maine will lead a collaboration of universities, the Penobscot Nation, businesses, and nonprofits in a project for sustainable development to protect the economy, communities, and environment. The National Science Foundation awarded $20 million and UMaine, $5 million. Read the UMaine and the Bangor Daily News stories.