The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Ark Project Fund, thanks to the generous support of Kathy and Bjorn Borgen.
Explore the complex relationships between humans and other-animals through becoming–Feral, a collection of poetry, visual art, essays, and more—all focused on understanding the shifting categories of ‘feral’ and ‘domestic’ within a landscape that is being altered by global transformations of climate and capitalism.
When Nelson Institute undergraduate student Ben Lebowitz arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison four years ago, he had one goal in mind; to help the environment.
Creating partnerships between the Nelson Institute and businesses is just one of the many things that community leader and business consultant Jim Rink hopes to do as a new member of the Nelson Institute Board of Visitors.
Nearly 20 educational leaders from the School District of Beloit, Beloit College, and Welty Environmental Center attended a development workshop led by Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) associate director, Michael Notaro and CCR outreach director, Rose Pertzborn that aims to increase diversity in geosciences and foster hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education within Wisconsin communities.
Climate change impacts were the focus of Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) associate director, Michael Notaro’s presentation at the 2021 SoundWaves event.
Addressing deforestation and its links to leather supply chains is the goal of a new partnership between the Gibbs Land Use and Environment Lab (GLUE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and the Leather Working Group (LWG).
Nelson Institute Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) faculty and students were among the University of Wisconsin–Madison team members who received a top award from the $5 million XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Student Competition.
The work of John H. Francis III, a Nelson Institute emeritus Board of Visitor member, alumnus, and 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, is featured in the recent New York Times article, “Who gets left out of the ‘Great Outdoors’ story?”
Having grown up in southern California, undergraduate student Cleo Le said she was in for a shock when she moved to Wisconsin during her freshman year of high school.
Nelson Institute associate dean for research and education and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor Anna Gade, will be a featured speaker at the virtual symposium Environment and Ecology in Islamic Art and Culture.