June 2013

June 17, 2013

Sustainability programs are a Goldilocks proposition – some groups are too big, some are too small, and the environment benefits when the size of a group of people working to save it is just right.

It has long been debated how many people working together can change the world. Whether it’s joining forces to conserve gas, save a forest or stave off climate change, arguments have been made for the power of a dedicated few or the strength of numbers. It also has been a mystery what tips a group dynamic from powerful to unproductive.


June 14, 2013

A select group of students from Michigan State and other universities 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.


June 10, 2013

Wu Yang repackages two recent publications in PLoS-One into a blog for Ecosystem Services for Policy Alleviation, a British program that works to improve understanding of the way ecosystems function, theWu Yang services they provide and their relationship with the political economy and sustainable growth.


June 4, 2013

CSIS doctoral student Abigail Lynch has been awarded the American Fisheries Society J Frances Allen Scholarship, which was established to encourage women to become fisheries professionals.