Published on October 7, 2020
MSU researchers in Scientific Reports combined a network model approach with cluster analysis of meat trade in 134 countries from 1995 to 2015.
Published on September 29, 2020
A $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help people off the grid connect to better and wiser electricity options.
Published on September 17, 2020
Sustainability scientists at MSU find policies governing wildlife trade and tourism sometimes have more success than intended to achieve some of the UN SDGs. Yet in some cases those paths have created roadblocks and detours to success.
Published on September 3, 2020
Understanding how achieving one of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals spins off more SDG success – or sabotages progress on another goal across spatial and administrative boundaries.
Published on July 21, 2020
So-Jung Youn, a PhD candidate in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, receives a John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
Published on July 13, 2020
A first analysis of its kind shows a common problem between haves and have-nots. Trading internationally was generally good for developed countries but resulted in environmental losses for developing countries.
Published on June 8, 2020
Scientists develop a measure of gross ecosystem product (GEP) that summarizes the value of ecosystem services in a single monetary metric.
Published on April 23, 2020
Scientists throwing shade on the idea that a fisher’s life is Zen, showing the arrangements before and after the fish takes the bait the must be considered to make effective and equitable policy about global fishing.
Published on February 24, 2020
From a synthesis of 12 cases, researchers found when smallholder farmers are connected to faraway systems, the key is to empower them to higher agency and more livelihood opportunities.
Published on January 6, 2020
The year began with a cover story by CSIS scientists showing how to assess progress in global sustainability, and inspired three opinion pieces.
Published on January 1, 2020
In a Nature cover story, Jianguo "Jack" Liu and CSIS members use groundbreaking methods to discover sustainability, like politics, is local
Published on December 19, 2019
CSIS scientists show that even popular conservation programs can harbor hidden costs, often for vulnerable populations.
Published on December 3, 2019
Sustainability scholar Jianguo “Jack” Liu and FW assistant professor Andrés Viña were authors for a global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services that ranked as one of the year's top science discoveries.