Friday, February 27, 2015
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Leopold to Present on Onondaga Lake Restoration
The March 5 session of Institute for Retired People will feature Dr. Donald Leopold, an ESF Distinguished Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Forestry Biology. He will discuss the many vegetation-based restoration projects at various stages near Onondaga Lake. Leopold has been working with engineers and scientists from O'Brien and Gere, Parsons, and Honeywell for the past 10 years.
IRP meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Syracuse, 5833 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville. The meeting is open to anyone in the community who is retired or semi-retired.
Further information is available at the link above or by calling Sandra at 315-443-5404 or sending an
Korean Edition of "Challenging the Chip" Published
Translation of book on electronics and environmental justice
A translated, Korean edition of Challenging the Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry, edited by Ted Smith, David A. Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow (Temple University Press, 2006), was published this month in Seoul, Korea, by May Day Publishers.
Sonnenfeld, professor and chair of environmental studies at ESF, is a contributing editor of the original work, published in collaboration with the International Campaign for Responsible Technology, a global network of academics and grassroots environmental organizations. Also contributing to the volume is ESF alumna, Dr. Wen-ling Tu, MS '96, co-founder of the Taiwan Environmental Action Network (TEAN), currently Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Management, Shih-Hsin University, Taiwan.
The book examines occupational and community health, and environmental justice issues involving electronics manufacturing and consumption, as well as the "tsunami" of hazardous electronic waste (e-waste) now confronting communities around the world.Office of Communications
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