Invasive mussels and less nutrients from tributaries have altered the Lake Michigan ecosystem making it more conducive to the stocking of lake trout and steelhead than Chinook salmon, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey and Michigan State University study.

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Ciara Hovis is working toward her PhD with Dr. Jack Liu studying the global soy trade using the telecoupling framework between the United States, Brazil and China.

As glamorous and thrilling as fieldwork might sound, no field season is complete without a few tales, typically funnier after the fact. Here’s my attempt to impart some humor and share lessons learned after the emotional trauma subsided.

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Aug. 11, 2017

Mark Rey, the CSIS executive in residence and the former undersecretary for natural resources andMark Rey environment in the George W. Bush administration, reaches across ideology to co-author an opinion piece in USA Today calling for bipartisan cooperation to fight fire fires more sensibly and dedicate more resources to forest restoration.

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Aug. 8, 2017

AnchovyFisheries – the local-to-global powerhouses of food and economics – are the latest enterprises to benefit from the telecoupling framework.

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