Energy Vikings and a Maine island delegation

I traveled to Samsø Island in Denmark to witness the Fund for Maine’s Islands partnership between the Island Institute and College of the Atlantic take flight. But so much more happened, as I became part of a U.S. delegation discussing issues facing island communities around the world. The delegation included COA students and faculty, Island

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Islands produce a social surplus

A boat yard doesn’t clean out its biggest shed for just anyone. Yet that is exactly what the folks at Chebeague Island Boatyard agreed to do at the request of a few Chebeague residents for what turned out to be an incredible day at the Sustain ME conference this past month. For a number of

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The ‘dream’ partnership created ambitious goal

This month the College of the Atlantic and Island Institute are launching the Fund for Maine’s Islands, a joint effort that will focus our collective efforts on working with island leaders to address the greatest threats to island community sustainability. This partnership demonstrates a growing trend for non-profits and philanthropists alike. Did you know that

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