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Heads-up: An executive order released by the White House in April aims to open millions of acres of marine sanctuaries to oil drilling, seabed mining, and other potentially devastating actions for marine life. Luckily, the period for public comment has been extended to August 15th. Please leave a comment about why our oceans deserve protection by following this link: http://bit.ly/2wjSLaN

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Check out the final SSS blog post of the year about the Paris Agreement, written by Jazzy Kerber! http://bit.ly/2sWczA7

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Heading to the airport this week? Transportation produces about a quarter of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Reduce your carbon footprint, save money, and avoid the stress of coordinating an Uber by getting to the airport with public transportation! Check out the graphic to learn how to reach SFO and SJC by train!

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Flying home for summer break? Skip the pricey uber and try the cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative of public transportation! Learn how to get to SFO or SJC below, and spread the word to your friends!

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Moving out? Make sure to donate your good-quality larger items like mini fridges and furniture to FLI Drive, a collaboration between First Generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP) and SSS aimed at helping low income frosh next fall. Check out the flyer for details about the main event, Give and Get Cupcakes, happening next Wednesday, June 14th!

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Curious about the intriguing new industry of lab-grown meat? Check out our latest blog post, "Cultured Meat: the Recipe for a Better Burger," by Miranda Vogt to learn more: http://bit.ly/2r2jaXp

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Don't throw away your fridge or couch at the end of the year! FLI Drive, hosted by SSS, FLIP, and R&DE, collects good quality large items to donate to low income frosh next fall.
The main donation event "Give and Get Cupcakes" will take place Wednesday, June 14 from 5-8pm at the Cowell Cluster lawn. More details to come!

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Ever wondered about the environmental impacts of technology? Check out the latest blog post from Spencer Robinson to learn how technology is affecting the environment and what the tech industry should be doing to help! http://bit.ly/2sbpdeh

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SSS is proud to be cosponsoring the Amazonian Indigenous Summit, featuring talks from various indigenous leaders about the intersection of culture and the environment. Join us for a series of thought-provoking discussions and panels today through Friday, and find the entire schedule here: http://bit.ly/2qONLLE

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Check out our latest blog post about rebranding environmentalism, written by Jourdann Fraser! http://bit.ly/2rbF2o5

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Students for a Sustainable Stanford updated their cover photo.
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Wondering how local communities are addressing the housing crisis and fighting against displacement and gentrification? Come to the first of two panels about Stanford's General Use Permit hosted by SCoPE 2035, this one a conversation on local housing!
Facebook event: http://bit.ly/2rwMhDc

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Stanford researchers continue to do outstanding work on climate issues! A recent release from Stanford's Woods Institute explores the question, is there a link between climate change and extreme weather events?

Check out the full article here: http://stanford.io/2pOtNgS

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The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE2035) is a coalition of students across different groups, including SSS, who are passionate about ensuring an equitable future for Stanford! Right now the group is organizing around Stanford's renewal of the General Use Permit (GUP) which will guide Stanford's development over the next 15+ years.
Learn more and support SCOPE2035 here: http://bit.ly/2pQJWl5

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Check out our latest blog post "Redefining Wilderness," about the connection between humans and our surroundings, written by Becca Nelson!
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Spring is in full swing! This week, challenge yourself to get outdoors by hiking the dish, exploring the cactus garden, or just taking a study break outside.

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The SSS blog "Voices From the Tree" is calling for submissions! Use your voice: submit your 750-1000 word piece on any intersectional environmental or sustainability issue to sss.expertise@gmail.com!

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