- 2007 Winners:
Thoroughly Thoreau: The Naturally Unnatural Process of Trying to Understand Nature in Los Angeles
Discovering Ahmedabad: Environmental Adventures in a Great Indian City
Sunlight Solar: An Affordable Way to Light the World
Admiring or Abolishing the Environment?: Assessing the Effects of Tourism on the Nature and Culture of Bocas del Toro
Note: These documents can only be downloaded off the Rice network
- 2006 winners:
Niki vonHedemann, Stephanie Squibb, and Sabina Bharwani. Green Building at Rice.
- 2005 winners:
Aaron Redman. “ Building a sustainable future here and now: discovering ways to reduce the environmental impact of Jones College”. Report on a study he did as a Janus Project.
Aaliya Yaqub (Jr; English/Biology; Martel). “ Implications of Water Contamination: a critical look”. This case study of water contamination issues in California reviews the history of water quality protection in CA, her home state, and on that basis argues strongly for increased action by citizens in demanding information and in promoting necessary change.
David Nowak: (Jr; Jones; econ/envi). “ Driving the Winnebago towards Tourism” This essay draws upon views of his two favorite environmental writers, Aldo Leopold and Ed Abby, to construct an argument in favor of ‘industrial tourism.’
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