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Corcoran, Peter.  "STEM Education and Coastal Environments: Both Damaged by Oil and Dispersants."  School Science and Mathematics Association Convention.  Fort Myers, Florida.  6 November 2010

Corcoran, Peter.  "The Urgency of Mainstreaming Sustainability in Higher Education: The Promise of the Earth Charter."  Earth Day Celebrations.  Guanajuato, Mexico.  24 April 2010

Weakland, Joseph. "Composition as Ecological Study: Writing and Sustainability at FGCU."  Popular Culture and American Culture Associations National Conference.  St. Louis, Missouri.  1 April 2010

Weakland, Joseph & Maria Roca. "Student Participation in Campus Sustainability: Examples from Florida Gulf Coast University." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 13 May 2009.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze, Jessica Mendes, & Donna Roberts. "The Role of Academic Centers in University Transformation: Florida Gulf Coast University's Example." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 13 May 2009.

Davis, Sarah. "Combating Nature Deficit Disorder." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Bevins, Sharon Irish. "Environmental Health: Women's Unique Burdens and Opportunities." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Roca, Maria. "Florida Gulf Coast University and the Center for Sustainability Education: Ecologizing the University Humanities Curriculum." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Bevins, Sharon Irish. "Faculty at Florida Gulf Coast University: Ecologizing the Annual Goal Planning Process." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Coventry-Payne, Laurie, Sarah Davis, & Jessica Enloe. "Florida Gulf Coast University." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Osano, Philip M., Peter Blaze Corcoran, & Joseph Weakland. "Young People and Earth Charter Ethics: A Generational Conversation." World Environmental Education Congress 5. Montreal, Canada. 12 May 2009.

Wohlpart, A. James & Peter Blaze Corcoran. "A Voice for Earth: American Writers Respond to the Earth Charter—Readings and Reflections." Inaugural Humanities and Sustainability Conference. Florida Gulf Coast University. Fort Myers, Florida. 9 May 2009.

Cisneros, Angela and Grant Bailey. Talk on the Earth Charter and the work of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, Sanibel Island, Florida. 8 Feb. 2009.

Bailey, Grant. Talk on student research and action for recycling at Florida Gulf Coast University. Delivered to the Campus Recycling Committee. Fort Myers, Florida. 30 Jan. 2009.

Weakland, Joseph. Talk on student research and action toward a humane and sustainable food system at Florida Gulf Coast University. Delivered in Dr. Kristine DeWelde’s class, “Sociology of Food.” 29 Jan. 2009.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. Keynote address: “Sustainability in Higher Education: Developments, Constraints, and Prospects.” Academic Consortium at Rikkyo University. Tokyo, Japan. 14 Dec. 2008.

Wohlpart, A. James. “Is Technology the Answer to Rising College Costs?” Education Sector Panel Discussion. Washington, DC. 2 Dec. 2008.

Wohlpart, A. James & Peter Blaze Corcoran. "A Voice for Earth: North American Writers Respond to the Earth Charter." Miami, Florida. 16 Nov. 2008.

---. “Earth Charter Reflections: A Workshop.” Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. Miami, Florida. 14 Nov. 2008.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “Kin, Kind, Kindle: Relationship, Care and Igniting Action with the Earth Charter” Kindle: A Northern New England Bioneers Conference. University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine. 17 Oct. 2008.

Wohlpart, A. James. “The Work of Restoration Ecology: Restoring Biography and Landscape in Janisse Ray’s Ecology of a Cracker Childhood.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Reno, Nevada. 11 Oct. 2008.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “The Urgency of Mainstreaming Environmental Sustainability in Higher Education.” Invited Keynote Address at Symposium for Environmental Sustainability in Higher Education: Taking Action at Miami Dade College. Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida. 3 Oct. 2008.

---. "Economicology 2008"panelist. Wege Foundation. Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 24 April 2008.

---. "Earth Charter Ethics: Suporting Young People on the Journey to Sustainability" Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin. 22 April 2008.

---. "The Urgency of Mainstreaming Sustainability in Higher Education: An Ethical Perspective." Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin. 22 April 2008.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze & Solimano, Jessica. Talk on Florida Gulf Coast University. Greening the University Conference. Saint Thomas College, Miami, Florida. 4 Aprl 2008.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. "Islands in a Gathering Storm." Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education Fundraising Reception. Sanibel Island, Florida. 11 March 2008.

Wohlpart, James. “Focus the Nation” at Florida Gulf Coast  University. Fort Myers, Florida. 31 Jan. 2008.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “Humane Sustainable Food Systems and Education for Sustainable  Development.” Plenary address at the 4th International Conference on Environmental  Education. Ahmedabad, India. 27 Nov. 2007.

---. “Sharing Experiences in Bringing Sustainability Values into Education.”  4th International Conference on Environmental Education. Ahmedabad, India. 26 Nov. 2007.

---. “The Earth Charter and Humane Sustainable Living.” 4th International  Conference on Environmental Education. Ahmedabad, India. 26 Nov. 2007.

---. “Reflections on Urgency: Mainstreaming Higher Education for  Sustainability.” Keynote addresses at the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment Tertiary Roundtable. Melbourne, Australia. 21 Nov. 2007.

---. “The Earth Charter: Possibilities and Problematics in Higher Education  for Sustainability.” Keynote addresses at the Victorian Department of Sustainability and  Environment Tertiary Roundtable. Melbourne, Australia. 21 Nov. 2007.

---. “The Theology of the Earth Charter.” Remarks given at the Conservation  & Theology Consultation. Jovili Meo Mission Centre, Pacific Theological College,  Veiuto, Suva, Fiji. 19 Oct. 2007.

---. “Toward an Enduring Earth: Educational Possibilities of the Earth  Charter.” Remarks given at the Lee County Environmental Education Program, Calusa  Nature Center. Fort Myers, Florida. 14 April 2007.

---. “The Earth Charter in Higher Education for Sustainable Development.”  International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education  and Policy Making. Yonsei University. Seoul, South Korea. 31 Jan. 2007.

---. “Stewardship of Earth.” Community Lecture Series at Saint Michael and  All Angels Church. Sanibel Island, Florida. 5 Nov. 2006.

---. “The Earth Charter in Environmental Education.” Keynote address at the National University of Lesotho. Lesotho. 29 June 2007.

---. “Intergenerational Responsibility and the Earth Charter.” Sanibel-Captiva Rotary International Club. Sanibel Island, Florida. 25 August 2006.

---. “Remarks Given at Linen.” Keynote speaker at an event of Rippleffect, Inc. Cow Island, Maine. 22 July 2006.

---. Invited speaker at Pates Centre. Cheltenham, England. 22 June 2006.

---. “La Educación Superior y la Carta de la Tierra.” Keynote Speaker and workshop organizer, Earth Charter adoption by the University of Guanajuato. Guanajuato, Mexico. 8-9 Mar. 2006.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze, Donna Roberts, Jessica Solimano, &Brandon Hollingshead. "Earth Charter + 5: Toward a Sustainable Future." Earth Charter of Sanibel. Sanibel Island, Florida. 31 Jan. 2006.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “Toward a Sustainable World: The Earth Charter in Action.” Shell Point Village. Fort Myers, Florida. 27 Jan. 2006.

---. “Drivers and Barriers for Learning for Sustainable Development in Higher Education.” Invited participant, Swedish Prime Minister's conference. 7-9 Dec. 2005.

Roberts, Donna & A. James Wohlpart. Facilitators, Higher Education Thematic Session, Earth Charter +5 Meeting. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 8 Nov. 2005.

Solimano, Jessica & Brandon Hollingshead. Invited participants, Earth Charter Youth Initiative +5 Meeting. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 7-9 Nov. 2005.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “Sustainability in Higher Education : Developing a Comprehensive Research Plan and Strategies.” Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 27-29 Oct. 2005.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities.” Invited participant and Advisor. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya. 12 Oct. 2005.

---. Invited Scientific Committee Member, invited rapporteur and chair. World Environmental Education Conference III. Torino, Italy. 2-6 Oct. 2005.

---. “The Earth Charter in Practice: Ethics for Environmental Education.” Keynote address at World Environmental Education Conference III. Torino, Italy. 5 Oct. 2005.

Wohlpart, A. James. “A Voice for the Earth: The Rachel Carson Center and Environmental Literature at Florida Gulf Coast University.” Sixth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Eugene, Oregon. 22 June 2005.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership Resource Project Consultation. Goteborg, Sweden. 8 May 2005.

---. Invited participant, Wege Foundation Conference on Economicology. Grand Rapids, Michigan. April 2005.

---. “The Earth Charter and Education for Sustainable Development.” Cypress Cove, Fort Myers, Florida. 13 April 2005.

---. "The Earth Charter in Education for Sustainable Development." Southern African Development Corporation Regional Environmental Education Programme. Howick, South Africa. 14 March 2005.

Hollingshead, Brandon. Facilitator, Earth Charter Study Circle and Discussion Group. Earth Charter of Sanibel. Sanibel Island, Florida. 21 Feb. 2005.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. “What's Love Got to Do with It?: Caring for Earth in Higher Education.” University Lecture. UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development Speaker Series. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 14 Feb. 2005.

---. “An Ethical Framework for Sustainability in the Context of Globalization” Keynote Address, Plenary Conference Session o the International Conference on Education for a Sustainable Future. Ahmedabad, India. 18 Jan. 2005.

Hollingshead, Brandon. Panelist, “Everglades Education Initiatives: Inspiring Citizen and Community Communication.” Everglades Coalition Conference. Naples, Florida. 14 Jan. 2005.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership Resource Project Consultation. Burlington, Vermont. 12-15 July 2004.

---. “State of the US Campus Environment.” Sustainable Development Education: Holistic and Integrative Educational and Management Approaches For Ensuring Sustainable Societies. Monterrey, Mexico. 10 June 2004.

Wohlpart, A. James & Peter Blaze Corcoran. “The Challenges of Infusing Sustainability Across the Campus: The Curriculum and Campus Operations at Florida Gulf Coast University.” Presentation at Sustainable Development Education: Holistic and Integrative Educational and Management Approaches For Ensuring Sustainable Societies. Monterrey, Mexico. 9 June 2004.

---. Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership Resource Project Consultation. Sustainable Development Education: Holistic and Integrative Educational and Management Approaches For Ensuring Sustainable Societies. Monterrey, Mexico. 8 June 2004.

Corcoran, Peter Blaze. Invited Participant and Rapporteur. Swedish Prime Minister's Conference on Education for Sustainable Development. Goteborg, Sweden: 4-7 May 2004.

---. Keynote Address. Japanese National Conference of Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. Tokyo, Japan. 6 March 2004.

Wohlpart, A. James & Peter Blaze Corcoran. Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership Resource Project Consultation. Reorienting Teacher Education Toward Sustainability Conference. Miami, Florida. 14 Feb. 2004.