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April 25, 2018

The journal Scientific Reports has named the paper Climate variability and trends at a national scale as one of its top 100 read Earth sciences papers for 2017.

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April 18, 2018

A global pioneer in sustainability science, Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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April 9, 2018

Social gadflies in an organization are the new superheroes of conservation, according to a study in this month's Nature Sustainability.

Conservation globally has received a boost from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, placing new emphasis on, and opportunities for, support for the world’s flora and fauna. Yet even as environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) like The Nature Conservancy prepare to rise to the challenge, they face size issues. Specifically, their own

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March 26, 2018

Ciara Hovis, a PhD student studying with Jianguo “Jack” Liu, has been awarded the Vera M. Wallach Scholarship for Wildlife Ecology or Management of Wildlife, which supports graduate students studying wildlife management, wildlife ecology, or natural resource management.

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March 21, 2018

Sweeping policies that reward people in environmentally sensitive areas for returning their farmlands to nature have been lauded as ecological triumphs. But a new Michigan State University study shows that over time some participants may become conservation martyrs.

Payments for ecosystem services (PES) programs have been global darlings for decades, tapping into the combined benefits of restoring forests and wildlife habitats, while also providing compensation to farmers and freeing them for new jobs that facilitate socio-economic development.

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March 7, 2018

PhD student Andrew Carlson has been awarded the Robert C. Ball and Betty A. Ball Fisheries and Wildlife Fellowship, which recognizes students committed to studying fisheries, limnology or water quality.

Carlson, who is advised by Bill Taylor, will use the $5,000 award to support his fieldwork, research travel and other activities.

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March 1, 2018

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has recognized the contributions of Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu to the science and scholarship of sustainability by naming him a Fellow.

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Feb. 26, 2018

Times are tough for 31 of Michigan’s 45 varieties of freshwater mussels. Sporting evocative names like wavy-rayed lampmussel and round pigtoe, these residents of the state’s rivers are imperiled by habitat disruption and pollution and are also threatened by climate change.

Michigan State University (MSU) scientists’ recommendation to figure out the best places to focus conservation efforts: Worry about fish.

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Feb. 23, 2018

Emily Dean, a PhD student studying with Dana Infante, has been awarded the James Schramm Graduate School Scholarship in Fisheries by the Great Lakes Council, a regional affiliate of the Federation of Fly Fishers International.

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Feb. 7, 2018

Frank Lupi, professor of environmental and natural resources economics and fisheries and wildlife and CSIS member, is one of 10 Spartans named William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty.

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