Welcome to the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN)!
Are you wanting to create a better world? Interested in increasing your collective impact? Hoping to expand your networks? Looking for sustainability education events, tools and opportunities in the greater Portland region and beyond? Our Regional Hub’s calendar, resources, and news feed have everything you need to connect with others and shape a sustainable future. Explore and get involved to Educate ~ Empower ~ Engage.
Acknowledged as a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) by United Nations University, in 2013, we are part of a coalition of 175 RCEs around the world. Check out our FAQs to learn about the vision and history of RCEs, how GPSEN was created, the geographic region for ‘Greater Portland’, our community partners, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how GPSEN is supported.
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By Abrahm Lustgarten | Photographs by Meridith Kohut Millions will be displaced. Where will they go? August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air-conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by...
As bush fires were raging across Australia in December 2019, players of Space Ape video games reached out to the company and asked what they could do to help. The London-based firm quickly put an in-game purchase into several of its mobile titles, with all proceeds...
"Live Locally" explores the idea that living locally can actually be an effective action plan for reducing the threat of both a pandemic and climate change. Focusing on our local businesses, neighbors, and our local issues, we build stronger communities that are safer...
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