Today, Thursday, we were given a full “backstage” tour of the entire Kalmar Harbour, led by the very generous Mats Gustafsson, Kalmar harbourmaster. We learned of the Kalmar’s main export – wood on its way to the UK – and imports, which include a great deal of animal feed, wood from Russia, and fuel. We even … More Week 3 – Kalmar Harbour!
On Tuesday, students – armed with the knowledge that they had learned from the Cementa plant – headed to Moskogen to see exactly where that shredded waste that’s used to power the big cement-making ovens actually comes from. Moskogen is an area 15 km west of Kalmar that is home to a 40-year old landfill for waste (still … More Week 3 – Moskogen!
Once again, we’ve had a jam-packed couple of days with field trips, learning, and fun! On Monday, students headed out with the wonderful Elin to Degerhamn on Öland, where they got a first-hand look at the cement-producing process of Cementa AB, a cement-producing factory that is highly proactive in working towards a sustainable future for … More Week 3 – Cementa!
Here’s a cute, short video that explains in simple and clear terms the problems of the food industry in the Baltic Sea…
We certainly finished out Week 2 with a bang, and boy were we EXHAUSTED by Friday! On Thursday, we continued with our theme of Sustainable Maritime Transport in the Baltic Sea, this time getting a first-hand experience of one of the many ways that people can recreate without harming the sea: Sailing! We set off in … More Week 2… Part 2!
We had a very interesting two days on Monday and Tuesday of this week, learning first about the monumental impact that the shipping industry has on our world’s oceans. Catherine gave us a very stimulating lecture on Monday – complete with multimedia components! – to illustrate all of the ways that global maritime transport affects … More Week 2: Maritime Transport & The Environment
Our first week at LUSA had a big learning curve for some, and students jumped on board ready to go! On Monday…. …. we all got to know each other, first by sharing our names, and then by sharing our interests through our Olympic flag colors…. Of course, we were still missing our classmates from … More Week 1 …. Accomplished!