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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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May 7, 2016

To effectively manage fish populations, you need to know where fish come from – both literally, and more philosophically.

Andrew Carlson, a PhD student at Michigan State University’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, has published two papers that fill knowledge gaps in understanding the conditions which best nurture and sustain fish populations.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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