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Sept. 20, 2016

The only guarantee of change is that it will come – a truth that has been acknowledged and embraced by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC). CSIS PhD student Molly Good partnered with Bill Taylor to help the organization examine the prospects of change and explore options for its current and future involvement in Great Lakes fisheries management

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Sept. 14, 2016

When it comes to understanding how giant pandas pick habitat – a crucial piece of conservation intelligentsia – researchers get a much better picture by watching their whole journey, not just the potty breaks.

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Sept. 7, 2016

An international group of scientists and stakeholders grappling with some of the greatest – and most complicated – challenges faced by humanity and the natural world will be wielding a tool created at Michigan State University.

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Sept. 2, 2016

A special issue entitled “Telecoupling: A New Frontier for Global Sustainability” is being planned for the interdisciplinary journal Ecology and Society. The special issue seeks to bring together the latest advances and applications in the field of telecoupling to tackling real-world sustainability issues across diverse systems and at local to global scales.

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July 27, 2016

Do you have a project involving telecoupling? Submit an abstract for a special session on telecoupling at the AGU Fall Meeting Dec. 12-16, 2016, in San Francisco.

The session title is "Telecoupling framework as an integrated platform to capture, study and manage complexity in a changing world." Deadline for abstract submissions is Aug. 3, 2016.

For more information, visit this call for abstracts page on the CHANS-Net website.

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July 18, 2016

Inland fisheries around the world – and the people who depend on them for food, livelihoods, and well-being – need international action to improve the sustainability of freshwater aquatic resources, according to recommendations supported at the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) meeting at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome.

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July 6, 2016

PhD student Betsy Riley has published a column in the American Fisheries Society online news section about the intersection of fisheries, fishing and politics. She writes:

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June 28, 2016

Charles Krueger, the T. F. Waters Chair Aquatic Ecology and Conservation, has received the Jack Christie/Ken Loftus Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions Toward Understanding Healthy Great Lakes Ecosystems by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.

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June 16, 2016

China’s massive investment to mitigate the ecosystem bust that has come in the wake of the nation’s economic boom is paying off. An international group of scientists finds both humans and nature can thrive – with careful attention.

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May 9, 2016

As governments and researchers race to develop policies and technologies to make energy production more sustainable and mitigate climate change, they need to remember that the most sophisticated endeavors won’t work if they’re not adopted.

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