Explore Emily Ford’s experience as the first woman and person of color to embark on a thru-hike of the Ice Age Trail in winter during the Nelson Institute Tales from Planet Earth Film series screening and discussion of Breaking Trail.
Nearly 6,000 miles separates the United States and the West African country of Liberia, but their histories are forever intertwined.
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) and Department of Forest & Wildlife Ecology assistant professor, Zuzana Buřivalová is the 2021 recipient of the Nature Award for Driving Global Impact (DGI).
Finding the best way to provide electricity while minimizing harm to the environment is an important goal for Nelson Institute Board of Visitors (BOV) member, Katherine Gensler.
Tropical forests of the Amazon and temperate forests of northwestern North America are just a few of the Earth’s ecosystems that contain climate-critical stores of carbon.
After more than 40 years of collaboration, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are officially partnering on a variety of policy-relevant projects related to energy, climate, air quality, and more.
Using satellite data to expand sustainable farming is just one of the ways that Nelson Institute alumna Aparna Phalke is helping to improve global food security.
Yuill, a former Nelson professor and director emeritus, played a key role in establishing a strong partnership between the Nelson Institute and University of Guadalajara.
From providing habitat for a variety of animals to helping to store carbon, grassland provides benefits for humans, animals, and the planet.
Can clean energy solutions like solar power and electric cars help us breathe easier?
Patz, a Nelson Institute affiliate, will leave his position in July 2022 to focus more on climate change and planetary health.
As a rower for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s women’s rowing team, undergraduate student Alexandra Bogner spends a lot of time on Madison’s lakes.
The 2021 Laudise Medal from the International Society for Industrial Ecology has been awarded to Andrea Hicks, who serves as a Nelson Institute affiliate, director of Sustainability Education and Research, Hanson Family Fellow in Sustainability, and associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.