The most visible exponent of a grassroots, nonviolent movement that saved Indian's mountain forests from commercial exploitation is the subject of Ecology is Permanent Economy: The Activism and Environmental Philosophy of Sunderlal Bahuguna by George James, professor of philosophy and religion studies.
Three Mean Green teams are Sun Belt 2012 champions, French horn players set a Guinness World Record and a prehistoric fish fossil is drawing visitors to UNT's Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building.
A documentary created by two UNT faculty members is one of 20 films chosen as an “Official Selection” for the American Documentary Showcase, a project of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
UNT, in partnership with the Universidad de Magallanes, the Chilean Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, and several U.S. and Chilean nonprofit organizations, opened the world’s first field station dedicated to environmental philosophy, science and policy at the southern tip of Chile in the village of Puerto Williams in January.
UNT scientists and philosophers will work with the Charles Darwin Research Station to find ways to support ecotourism and confront challenges threatening the Galapagos Islands and the Cape Horn Archipelago.
In Leo Strauss's Defense of the Philosophic Life: Reading 'What Is Political Philosophy?', editor Rafael Major ('02 Ph.D.), a lecturer in the Honors College, and the book's contributors explore the political philosophy of Strauss and its relevance today.