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OCTOBER 27, 2020
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment director co-authors a study highlighting the vulnerability of cellular networks to wildfires
A new study co-authored by Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment director Carol Barford, showcases the vulnerability of cellular networks as it relates to wildfires.


OCTOBER 26, 2020
From coffee to biodiversity: Nelson Institute study reveals how coffee farms influence tree species diversity in India
In a study recently published in the Annal of American Association of Geographers, scientists in the U.S. and India report that plant and animal biodiversity in the Western Ghats region of India is contingent upon the growing conditions of local coffee plantations.


OCTOBER 21, 2020
Nelson graduate cohort works to protect diverse water habitat, helps guide conservation of Waubesa Wetlands
A cohort of graduate students within the Nelson Institute’s Water Resources Management (WRM) program recently published a report that provides key insights on protecting the Waubesa Wetlands, a 371-acre state natural area located on the southwestern shore of Lake Waubesa in Dane County, Wisconsin.


OCTOBER 16, 2020
Nelson Institute and Conservation International partner on NASA land-cover and land-use project in South America
Two students from the Nelson Institute Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) program will have the opportunity to work with Conservation International on a NASA Land-Cover and Land-Use Change Program (LCLUC) project thanks to a grant from NASA.