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Apply now to the Master of Arts Environment & Society

The RCC is thrilled to announce that the application portal for the MA Environment & Society for the 2024/25 academic year is now open. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2024.

For more information on the application process, please see the program’s website.

New Virtual Exhibition: “Petra Kelly: Life and Legacy of a Transnational Green Activist”

The Environment & Society Portal team is excited to announce the release of the virtual exhibition “Petra Kelly: Life and Legacy of a Transnational Green Activist,” curated by Stephen Milder and Andreas Jünger.

The exhibition follows the life story of Petra Kelly—social activist, cofounder of the West German Green Party, and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award—considering her transnationalism and the way her visions and ideas have informed green politics. Explore the exhibition here.

Featured Project: Speak4Nature

SPEAK4Nature: Rights of Ecosystems” is a new, EU-funded project that focuses on understanding ecological interdependence and nature rights. It has a number of partner universities and research centers all over the EU and Latin America.

Sounds interesting and you want to know more? Have a look at the project's website.

Fourth Issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review

The RCC is delighted to bring you the fourth issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review.

In this edition, our authors’ research and insights lead us across four continents, from the streets of downtown Los Angeles to the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon, into the woodlands of southwest Nigeria, and along Ukraine’s Dnipro River.

Green Visions Film Series

The summer 2024 film series lineup, titled “World of Extremes,” has been announced! View the current lineup here

The Rachel Carson Center hosts the Green Visions film series in cooperation with the Münchner Volkshochschule and DOK.fest München. The screenings of environmental documentaries from across the world are followed by discussions with directors, environmental experts, and film scholars.