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Doing Science at a Social Distance

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Valeriy Ivanov discusses the burgeoning challenges with "doing science at a social distance," as the COVID-19 outbreak has cancelled his climate change research in the Arctic. March 20, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #CollegeofEngineering #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #ClimateChange #ClimateSciences #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​​


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‘Sensory Danger Zones’: How Sensory Pollution Impacts Animal Survival

Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Neil Carter and colleagues study how "masking, distraction, and misleading" occur in animals due to sensory pollution from human activities, leading to increased mortality rates. March 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Biology #Ecology #NeilCarter ​​​​​​​​​


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Earth Day at 50 Teach Out

On April 22, 2020, our world celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event meant to bring people together from across the world in protest, solidarity, and conversation about how we can collectively fight for a sustainable and just world. In this Teach-Out, you will explore the origins of Earth Day 1970 with student activists from Environmental Action for Survival (ENACT), an environmental student group from the University of Michigan, whose efforts led to a massive “Teach-In...


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Original Earth Day Organizers Come Together 50 Years Later

Six former members of the U-M student organization that established the original Teach-In on the Environment in 1970 reconvened 50 years later March 11 to discuss how history can inform the environmental movement going forward. March 16, 2020. #60+Minutes #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #Sustainability #EarthDay


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Dr. Alex Dehgan: Hacking in the Sixth Extinction-Video

Penny STAMPS Speaker series recorded a talk with Dr. Alex Dehgan’s about his fight for climate change, applying science, technology, and engineering to try to end human-induced extinction, and how to solve the world's largest environmental problems. March 16, 2020. #30-60mins #ArtandDesign #video #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #EnvironmentandSustainability #Engineering #Sustainability #Technology #ClimateSciences ​​​​​​​​​​


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Sustaining Food: Cutting the Carbon Footprint of Food Production, Transportation, and Disposal

U-M School of Public Health and School for Environment and Sustainability experts explain how food consumption, transportation, and waste contribute to climate change and give ways for people to help reduce their carbon footprint. March 9, 2020. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #EnvironmentandSustainability #HealthandWellness #ClimateSciences #Sustainability #Food/Drink #Transportation #CarbonEmissions ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Farmers Harvesting the Benefits of Wind Energy

Ford School's Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy senior project manager Sarah Mills discusses the financial benefits farmers will gain from hosting wind turbines, even if it means taking out initial loans. March 5, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #EnvironmentandSustainability #Business #Energy #Agriculture #SarahMills ​​​​​​​​​


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Healthy Soil, Healthy Water, Right?

School for Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Jennifer Blesh and team work to better understand how changes in soil health affect downstream water quality. February 28, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Ecology #Sustainability #water #JenniferBlesh ​​​​​​​​


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Polarization of climate change news is no hoax

U-M has conducted research about how climate change messages have changed over the past 30 years, and how the topic has become more politicized and polarized. March 11, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #ClimateSciences #Politics #Media #Polarization ​​​​​​​​​


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Business and the Environment, 50 Years After the First Earth Day: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t, and What Needs to Happen Now

Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon answers questions about corporate responsibility concerning the environment and sustainability, what has changed in the last 50 years, and what needs to change for a better future. March 9, 2020. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #EnvironmentandSustainability #Sustainability #Policy #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #EarthDay #TomLyon ​​​​​​​​​​