Events

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March 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
152 Natural Resources Bldg.

This is part of the FW GSO Spring 2017 Seminars

Free and open to the public, light refreshments provided. 

To learn more about Dr. Hughes’, visit: http://www.amnisopes.com/about/hughes

April 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
US International Association of Landcape Ecology (USIALE), Baltimore, MD

Landscapes and people in different places across the world are increasingly interconnected, both ecologically and socioeconomically. To understand and manage such complex interconnections, a new integrated framework of telecoupling is proposed (http://telecoupling.org). Telecouplings are socioeconomic and ecological interactions between multiple places over distances. They occur through payment for ecosystem services, trade, water transfer, foreign investment, migration, and tourism.

Monday, April 10, 2017 (All day)
USIALE Conference, Baltimore, MD

People and landscapes in different places around the world are increasingly telecoupled through flows of information, matter, energy, organisms, and various types of capital (e.g., humans, financial). Such telecouplings (socioeconomic and environmental interactions over distances) can have profound impacts on landscape patterns.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00am - Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing

In its fourth year, the Environmental Science and Policy Program's premier symposium series explores the challenges and opportunities we face in enhancing human well-being while protecting the environment. This symposium brings distinguished thinkers from around the world to explore what we know, what we need to know and what we must do as we move into a century of unprecedented environmental change, technological advancement and scale of human activity.