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APRIL 9, 2014
Workshop yields collaborative solutions for conservation and sustainable development in Sichuan
New, collaborative strategies for maintaining China’s rich biodiversity emerged from a workshop hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Chengdu Institute of Biology and the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies March 17-18 in Chengdu.


APRIL 8, 2014
Tales from Planet Earth brings stories of environmental futures to Stockholm
In its first trip overseas, the Tales from Planet Earth film festival will premiere in Stockholm April 9-12 through an international partnership with the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.


APRIL 8, 2014
Colin Higgins, student sustainability leader, wins Udall scholarship
University of Wisconsin–Madison junior Colin Higgins has been selected as a 2014 Udall Scholar.


APRIL 8, 2014
Early agriculture drove global climate change, research shows
The industrial revolution is often hailed as the trigger of human-caused climate change. However, preindustrial people may have influenced the global temperature about as much as their fossil-fuel burning successors.


APRIL 1, 2014
Treves receives Fulbright Award to study predator conservation
Adrian Treves, an associate professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant for research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences during the 2014-15 academic year, the U.S. Department of State and J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced.


APRIL 1, 2014
Competition seeks interdisciplinary solutions to climate change
A new competition to spark innovative solutions related to climate change and its impacts is kicking off this Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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