April 29, 2016

Spring has found CSIS members blooming with honors and opportunities.

Andrew CarlsonPhD student Andrew Carlson has received the Science to Action Fellowship, which is provided through a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) and Michigan State University (MSU).


April 6, 2016

Today’s energy resources and the struggle to meet the world’s needs sustainably is a complicated and compelling story with a full cast of people, the environment, competing needs and shared fates. Telling that tale with balance sheets not only falls flat – but also can reach an entirely different ending.

In this week’s journal Energy, scientists suggest new, more holistic methods to understand the true impact of energy decisions across the globe.


March 31, 2016

Doctoral student Molly Good premieres her video delivering the message of why it's not only a legal requirement -- but a great idea and a pro-conservation act to get a fishing license before casting that line or net. the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is featuring her film Conservation Benefits of Buying a Fishing License on it's site.


 In the media

March 18, 2016

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. 

The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled after decades of logging, floods and conversion to farmland, has become a story of recovery, according to the first independent verification published in today’s Science Advances by Michigan State University (MSU) researchers.


March 11, 2016

Doctoral student Molly Good has been awarded the Red Cedar Fly Fishers Graduate Fellowship to assist in her research on the connection between law enforcement and fisheries resource management.