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The Bee Lady Talks

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 11-04-2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET


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Renewable Energy in Michigan: Technologies, Public Policies, and Trends

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 10-28-2019 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


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Searching for Previously Unknown Toxins, Potential Medicines in Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Blooms

U-M Microbiologist and Oceanographer Greg Dick and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry David Sherman work to identify genes and bioactive compounds in Lake Erie cyanobacterial blooms that can used for disease prevention. July 30, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Health/Wellness #Biology #Chemistry #Medicine #nature #GregDick #DavidSherman


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U-M Study Reveals Hot Spots of Environmental Injustice Across Michigan

School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Paul Mohai discovers the hot spots for environmental injustice in MI-Grand Rapids, Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw, and Flint-are all putting low-income and minority populations at risk. July 23, 2019. #5-15mins #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #EnvironmentandSustainability #Government/Politics #Sustainability #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #RaceandEthnicity #Policy ...


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Sustainable Biofuel: Design Principles for Bioengineered Microbe Catalysts

Chemical Engineering Professors Fei Wen and Robert Ziff explain their research on extracting sugars from the cellulose materials of plants, like woody stems and corn stalks, in order to stop using corn kernels for biofuel. July 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Energy #ChemicalEngineering #Biology #FeiWen #RobertZiff


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Allen Samuels Designs Device to Rid Oceans of Plastic

Stamps School of Art and Design Professor and Dean Emeritus Allen Samuels proposes a simple, low tech floating device that could help remove the 9 billion tons of plastic that is placed in the ocean each year. July 2, 2019. # #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Environment/Sustainability #Technology #Pollution #AllenSamuels ​​​​​​​​​


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Water Stays in the Pipes Longer in Shrinking Cities – A Challenge for Public Health

U-M Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor Nancy Love discusses shrinking cities in the American Rust Belt and Northeast, finding that urban shrinkage can have a negative effect on drinking water due to aging infrastructure and reduced water demand. May 24, 2019. #15-30min #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Geography #Community #PublicHealth ​​


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Barry Rabe and Climate Change: The Opinions of the 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

Ford School of Public Policy professor Barry Rabe discusses the role of climate change and the support of the Green New Deal in the 2020 presidential election. April 19, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Environment/Sustainability #ClimateSciences #Elections #2020Election #BarryRabe ​​​​​​​​


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Toward Zero Hunger: More Food or a Smarter Food System?

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Jennifer Blesh and team discuss research surrounding sustainable agricultural practices to feed the population and end world hunger, finding that a more nuanced increase in crop yield is necessary. May 21, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Food/Drink #Agriculture #Sustainability #JenniferBlesh ​​​​​​​​​


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U-M Report Details Phosphorus Sources—Both Urban and Agricultural—in Detroit River Watershed

U-M Director of the Water Center Jennifer Read and researchers lead an assessment studying the Detroit watershed, finding significant phosphorous sources, which eventually end up in Lake Erie, coming from wastewater treatment and industrial facilities on the U.S. side and primarily agricultural sources on the Canadian side. May 7, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Detroit ...