May 2011

May 23, 2011

Abigail Lynch, a University Distinguished Fellow, will travel to Australia to study fisheries management in the context of climate change thanks to The William W. and Evelyn M. Taylor Endowed Fellowship for International Engagement in Coupled Human and Natural Systems.

The award, announced Wednesday, provides $10,000 toward her studies.

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May 17, 2011

A group of talented students from Michigan State and Mississippi State are working on their networks more than their tans this summer by studying the intricacies of federal policy-making while working full-time in Washington, D.C.

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May 12, 2011

Mao-Ning Tuanmu’s presentation about the giant panda’s potential ability to survive climate change has earned him an honor from the U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE).

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May 10, 2011

The National Research Council will release the final report in the America’s Climate Choices series on Thursday, May 12. The America’s Climate Choices two-year study was designed to assess short-term and long-term strategies for mitigating climate change and adapting to it, as well as identify necessary scientific and technical advances and flag barriers.

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May 10, 2011

Many residential developments and rural properties are situated near or in habitats that sustain native plant and animal communities. Conserving or restoring the unique natural features inherent on every parcel of land benefits the local environment, property owners and the region’s heritage. When land is subdivided, how does one conserve local biodiversity and minimize impacts on surrounding landscapes? Design, construction, and post-construction phases are often not discussed holistically when green developments are built.

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May 6, 2011

MSU Today, the university's news and information television show, features the research of Neil Carter, center doctoral candidate, in Nepal.

Carter talks about how his research to identify conditions that will allow both people and tigers to coexist -- and thrive -- long into the future. View the MSU Today segment.

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