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  • Tourists visiting captive giant pandas in southwestern China

    New method adds and subtracts for sustainability’s true measure

    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.

  • So-Jung Youn

    Youn accepted to marine policy fellowship

    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.

  • A ship moving goods through the Panama Canal

    Well-off countries need trade to cut environmental woes

    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.

  • China's vast natural resources

    Giving GDP a needed ecological companion

    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.

  • MSU announces new Center for PFAS Research

    Published on May 20, 2020

    The Center for PFAS Research brings together faculty from across Michigan State University to study the health and environmental issues around PFAS chemicals.

Science communicator honored by AAAS

November 29, 2018

Sue Nichols becomes first Michigan science communicator to be elected a AAAS Fellow.