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Biological pest control practices have been put into place, including the release of ladybugs to control aphids and praying mantises to remove other damaging insects.

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International Sustainable Campus Network Recognizes Penn's Green Academic Offerings

International Sustainable Campus Network Recognizes Penn's Green Academic Offerings
August 22, 2012

The academic component that the University of Pennsylvania has included in its Climate Action Plan caught the attention of the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) when that agency compiled its inaugural Global University Leaders Forum Charter report earlier this year. Penn became a charter member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) in 2010 when President Amy Gutmann signed the Sustainable Campus Charter (Almanac February 2, 2010), which commits signatories to excellence in building impacts, campus-wide target setting and an integrated sustainability approach to research, education and operations.

Click here to read the full article at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania Almanac

Fact

The average distance food travels from farm to plate is 1,500 miles.

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