Telecoupling

July 21, 2014

As science identifies more and more connections between important -- but often seemingly unrelated --  phenomena that span the globe, it's showing us how tightly wound the Earth is.  Indeed: the drivers of climate change, food security and wildlife conservation wrap around the globe like stitching binds a baseball.

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July 18, 2014

Jing Sun, a post-doctoral scholar working with Jack Liu, has published a paper in this week’s Applied Geography. He explores new ways of understanding deforestation in the Amazon.

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March 25, 2014

A new way scientists – all kinds of natural and social scientists – are using to scrutinize some of the world’s biggest challenges in sustainability is getting its turn in the spotlight.

This week, a scientific publication written by Jianguo “Jack” Liu and some of the world’s most noted sustainability scholars has been given the Ralf Yorque Memorial Competition Award as best paper in 2013.

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Jan. 24, 2014

Jackie Hulina was a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

As the countdown begins, the preparation heats up.  Destination: Kansas City, MO.

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Jan. 10, 2014

Jackie Hulina was a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

You can’t blame scientists for doing what they do best.  Integrative research can be a noble goal, but is it feasible?

To give you the short answer, yes.  However, it takes a lot more effort than disciplinary research. 

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Dec. 16, 2013

Jackie Hulina was a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

When last we met, I threw a bunch of jargon around. 

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Nov. 12, 2013

Jackie Hulina was a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

Where do I fit into this picture?  How can I possibly help to sustain an entire species? 

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