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President Barack Obama briefs European leaders, including British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, and Danish Prime Minister Lars L. Rasmussen, following a multilateral meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 18, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza))This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

From COP21, the Earth needs action, not words

Taylor Mandelbaum December 2, 2015
In order for this year’s COP and resulting protocols to be effective, policies must not only maintain a symbolic nature but push forward common-sense strategies.
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Construction on Toll Drive results in destruction of 5.5 acres of woodland

Michaela Kilgallen December 13, 2014
Several hundred trees were cleared for the construction of a 759-bed residence hall and 60,000 square-foot dining facility on Toll Drive. Three out of four "exploitably vulnerable" trees were replanted in the Research & Development Park.
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Stony Brook University’s organic garden

Chris Woods October 20, 2013
Stony Brook’s organic garden is closed for the season, but plans are already underway to reopen and expand it in 2014.
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Campus spotlight: Landscaping Manager Andrea Petterson makes SBU beautiful

Jacqualine Ng October 7, 2013
The Landscaping Manager is in charge of the greenhouse at the Research and Development Park and she is in charge of maintaining some of the gardens on campus. The greenhouse is open to all students and she strives to make the vegetable garden available as well. Petterson is responsible for making the campus beautiful.
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