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Category: Sustainability

Hemp products

April 03, 2020

3 Ways the Hemp Industry is Changing Agriculture and the Economy Forever

Are you looking for an industry that’s seen an incredible 455% boost in productivity since 2018? Look no further than the booming hemp industry.

February 25, 2020

Data and the Deep Sea: 4 Ways Marine Biologists Use Data and Scientific Analysis to Save the Oceans

Rigorous data collection and analysis are needed to develop solutions that reduce the stressors that coastal and marine ecosystems must face. Here are four important ways marine biologists are using data to create healthier, more sustainable marine environments.

January 09, 2020

For the Love of the Environment: Nine Exciting Courses for Non-Degree Students

Unity Distance Education Online is known for its innovative online environmental undergraduate and graduate degree programs, but did you know you can enroll in a single class? Expand your horizons, learn something fascinating, and maybe even enhance your career with one of these amazing online environmental courses from Unity. Undergraduate Courses From in-depth environmental science… Read more »

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October 31, 2019

Transfer to Unity and Get the Most from Your Education

There are many compelling reasons to transfer colleges. For some, it’s a good idea to have a clean start with a new school. For others, a specific degree program may fit perfectly with academic and career goals. While there are many great reasons for choosing a new school, when it comes time to make a move, be sure you’re getting credit for your college experience.

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September 03, 2019

Unity’s Signature Courses Help You Launch a Sustainable Business

It takes more than a great idea to start a sustainable business. You need business planning and financial insights to take your business from concept to construction. This fall, Unity College Distance Education invites you to join Burt’s Bees founder Roxanne Quimby for a unique signature course designed specifically to help you learn what it… Read more »

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August 07, 2019

Three Must-Have Leadership Skills for Environmental Changemakers

It takes leadership to guide environmental change. The next generation of environmental leaders will need the right skill set to create a meaningful impact. Effective leaders get their message across, make challenging decisions, and make the best use of the resources at hand. As you prepare to launch your career, your leadership abilities will be… Read more »

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June 24, 2019

Unity’s Online Capstone Projects—Hands-On Learning That Helps Launch Careers

At Unity College, we believe in education that delivers practical skills to tackle today’s environmental issues. That’s why our programs include capstone experiences so you can take what you’ve learned in your classes and apply it to projects in the real world. Why does Unity include capstone projects in its undergraduate and graduate programs? Because… Read more »

June 21, 2019

5 Ways Unity Students Incorporate Climate Resilience into Their Education

From private buildings to government infrastructure projects, major development efforts are built with climate resiliency in mind. Unity College’s online programs are the perfect fit for students who want careers building a stronger tomorrow. Climate resilience is the concept of designing systems that can adapt to the changing climate. This includes everything from building marine… Read more »

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June 17, 2019

Going Green is Good for Business, Unity College’s Sustainable MBA is Here to Help

With a Sustainable MBA, you’ll have the skills to boost bottom lines while reducing carbon footprints and helping the environment. That and more is possible when businesses get serious about going green. Companies in all industries are realizing significant savings by reducing energy consumption, finding more efficient methods of acquiring and shipping goods, and implementing… Read more »

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June 07, 2019

The Legal Side of Environmental Protection—Three Career Paths for Conservation Law Enforcement Grads

Are you passionate about the environment and eager to make a difference in your community? Can you envision yourself enforcing the laws that govern how we use natural resources?  Criminal justice is an important field of study that prepares students for careers in law enforcement, legal services, and beyond.

Bees on honeycomb

June 05, 2019

Burt’s Bees Visionary Roxanne Quimby Joins Unity Faculty for Fall 2019

There’s a good chance you have a tube of its ubiquitous lip balm in your purse or backpack right now. Burt’s Bees, the natural, environmentally-friendly maker of personal care products, is famous for its beeswax-infused skincare, makeup and products. Before the company was an international, $50 million-per-year business, it was the handiwork of Beekeeper Burt… Read more »

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June 01, 2019

Brainstorming Ways to Solve Environmental Problems? 5 Simple Ways You Can Help

We are currently facing the most critical environmental issues in human history. Our climate, planet, lives, and future as a civilization are all at risk. While the magnitude of that thought can be extremely overwhelming, don’t allow yourself to feel helpless, not knowing where to begin. Making small steps and adjustments in your daily routine… Read more »

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May 09, 2019

Green Economy: Must Have Skills for Next Generation Environmental Jobs

In the 21st century, governments, businesses, and nonprofits will turn to highly educated professionals to address climate issues like natural disasters, the biodiversity crisis, and freshwater scarcity. These issues will shape the next generation of green jobs, and they’ll demand the kinds of environmental skills that Unity’s grads are known for. Great opportunity lies in… Read more »

Man in forest working on technical equipment

May 08, 2019

The Top Four Environmental Jobs of the Future

There was a time when green jobs were considered a “niche” of the broader economy. But today, environmental careers are a major force in the job market, and every industry from government to tech is looking for workers with sustainability know-how. More businesses and organizations are recognizing the value and necessity of acting to protect… Read more »


April 23, 2019

Online Education at Unity: Opening Doors to More Inclusive, Sustainable Future

Since its founding, Unity College has focused on education, sustainability, and environmentalism to help create a more equitable and inclusive world for everyone. Unity graduates are purpose-driven professionals dedicated to improving the social and environmental conditions of our modern world. As America’s environmental college, Unity College is proud to offer access to world-class environmental education… Read more »

March 08, 2019

Earn an Environmental Degree from Unity College — From Anywhere in the World

Study from anywhere in the world while starting a career that helps the environment; it’s an incredible opportunity. International students can earn a degree from Unity College, an accredited U.S. university, with a unique focus on environmentalism and sustainability issues. Earning an online degree gives you the freedom and flexibility to pursue your undergraduate or… Read more »


March 01, 2019

Green Biz: 3 Career Paths for Environmental MBA Grads

The economy is rewarding businesses that go sustainable with increased profits, higher employee retention, and better public perception. In other words, sustainable business practices aren’t just a good idea—they’re a massive strategic advantage.

Man using GIS software in forest

February 04, 2019

Plot Your Future: 3 Career Paths for Environmental GIS Grads

Industries from ecotourism to energy production to conservation groups need accurate and reliable location data to guide their growth and decision making. Students with expertise in GIS are starting great careers by gathering, analyzing, and presenting valuable geographic data. Experience in Geographic Information Systems is in demand. Governments, NGOs, nonprofits, and small and large businesses… Read more »

venn diagram of courses for wildlife conservation degree

September 10, 2018

6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Wildlife Conservation Degree at Unity College

When it comes time to decide what to do with the rest of your life, college is never a bad option. More education usually means more opportunities, which is especially true when it comes to earning a degree in wildlife conservation. That’s not a field you can just walk into. You’ve got to have specific knowledge, skills, and experience before you’ll get anywhere near real animals or habitats. Lucky for you, you’ve already got some skills. You’ve already acquired some of the knowledge necessary and you’re looking to finish your degree and get started on your new career. We’re here to help.

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Two people planning with windmills in background

June 25, 2018

Balancing the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

The sustainable management of natural resources involves managing natural resources such as land, soil, water, and minerals in a sustainable way. Preserving natural resources is one of the most important issues today. Natural resources provide the main source for our everyday needs. Through the years, we have been able to find a balance for using… Read more »