Week 3 – Moskogen!

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!

Week 3 – Cementa!

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!

Week 2… Part 2!

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!

Week 2: Maritime Transport & The Environment

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